In October 2018, I was diagnosed with a progressive eye disease called Keratoconus. To put it simply, my cornea isn’t a round shape anymore. Over time, it became cone-shaped and if I didn’t seek treatment, it would’ve gotten worse and my vision would’ve deteriorated further.
Keratoconus won’t leave you completely blind, but your vision will deteriorate to the extent that’ll cause difficulties within your life if you don’t seek treatment.
At the time of this post, I have had a Corneal Cross-Linking procedure, this video by Moorfields Hospital will explain that.
Continue reading “Keratoconus: Video Games & Adapting To Vision Issues”
I figured I haven’t been active on here for a while, despite this, people are still checking my work out and I am grateful for that.
I’ll be talking about myself, again, and introducing myself to any new readers.
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I had my procedure 2 weeks ago, at the time of this post and the recovery process has been pretty smooth sailing.
I talk briefly about the procedure itself here.
Continue reading “Keratoconus: Post Cross-Linking Update”
Ketoconus is a non-inflammatory eye condition in which the normally round dome-shaped clear window of the eye (cornea) progressively thins causing a cone-like bulge to develop. This eventually impairs the ability of the eye to focus properly, potentially causing poor vision.
— Definition from Moorfields Eye Hospital
For more information on the procedure itself, here is a link to a wonderful PDF written by Moorfields Eye Hospital.
Continue reading “My Experience With Corneal Cross-Linking (CXL)”
It’s been a while since I last posted about this. I’d had a long wait for my cross-linking procedure, I finally got my date and while I was nervous, I was more eager to just get it done with. Sadly, that was not to be, my appointment was cancelled on the day, hours before I was due to go to the hospital. 😞
Still waiting on a new appointment.
Continue reading “Keratoconus Treatment Update!”