Keratoconus- my story- post graft op for cataract by Rae

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

keratoconus – the latest tech at Centre for Sight UK

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

Keratoconus, graft rejection – my story by Wendy

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

Keratoconus- appeal for Richard Cheese

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

Keratoconus – what is a corneal graft or transplant?

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?

Keratoconus my story by Y Valentino Nool- The Ureiqn Project

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

Keratoconus my story by Wendy, pt 2- transplant time

Transplant time! In my last blog I left you in 2008 when I had just had my Zoomtext installed on my computer at work and they had agreed to let me have extra screen breaks. Well it is now 2012 and nothing has really changed with my eyes and I have just been plodding along … Continue reading Keratoconus my story by Wendy, pt 2- transplant time

Keratoconus, my story by Rae, part 4, rejection!

This keratoconus is a long haul eh folks? So for me personally the healing process after the corneal graft was slow. This is normal for me – I bruise really easily and any cuts and bruises take ages to heal- so a corneal graft wasn't going to be any different. This did mean however that wearing lens … Continue reading Keratoconus, my story by Rae, part 4, rejection!