The day of the cataract op was bright and sunny. I did wonder how much I would be able to see afterwards. I mean, I was so used to poor vision in my grafted eye unless I had a hybrid lens in, I knew I had nothing to lose. This was the end of a … Continue reading Keratoconus my story- by Rae- the end of the KC journey
Hey kc'ers, thanks for reading this post. This is the latest installment in my keratoconus journey. To recap my graft was in late 2007, I had a rejection episode that was sorted out and I was fitted for a hybrid lens in the grafted eye in 2011. So far so good, but the uncorrected vision … Continue reading Keratoconus- my story- post graft op for cataract by Rae
Last week I was lucky enough to visit Centre for Sight in East Grinstead, Sussex UK, to meet the renowned eye surgeon Mr Sheraz Daya who founded this amazing place. Mr. Daya has invented a series of innovative ophthalmic instruments for use in Corneal Transplantation, Collagen Cross Linking (CXL), Laser refractive Surgery and more recently femtosecond laser … Continue reading keratoconus – the latest tech at Centre for Sight UK
Rejection I had never expected to be writing this at any point of my long KC journey but I am so here goes. It’s the 2nd April 2013, just short of the 5 month post-op point and up until now everything is going extremely well apart from very minor thing’s like dry-eye. My dry-eye has … Continue reading Keratoconus, graft rejection – my story by Wendy
Please help Mark Jonathan Davis (aka Richard Cheese) pay for corneal transplant surgery, because he just had to pay for two other surgeries and now he is BROKE. Please click here and donate $1 if you can: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/i-needz-a-eye-operation My name is Mark Jonathan Davis. I portray the lounge singer Richard Cheese. You might also know me … Continue reading Keratoconus- appeal for Richard Cheese
One of the scariest things about having keratoconus (KC) is being told that 'you might need a corneal graft'........WHAT?! This is an operation in which part of your cornea is removed and replaced with a similar piece of cornea from a donor eye. The cornea is like a window over your eye, in a normal … Continue reading Keratoconus – what is a corneal graft or transplant?
STORY SHARED from The Ureiqn Project 40 minutes past 9am, we’re still waiting for the ophthalmologist. The line is getting longer and the magazines on the lounge are getting less interesting. It’s been weeks since the first time I've been having these headaches and I think it’s my eyes. I’m having astigmatism every time I open eyes. … Continue reading Keratoconus my story by Y Valentino Nool- The Ureiqn Project