Keratoconus, Video Games

Keratoconus: Video Games & Adapting To Vision Issues

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.

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Keratoconus, Opinion Pieces, updates

My Experience With Corneal Cross-Linking (CXL)

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.

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General Life Posts, Keratoconus

Keratoconus Treatment Update!

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.

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