I'm also a patient of KERATOCONUS.
I need your assistance so I can do a corneal transplant for my left eye.
Now here is a brief synopsis of how I found out about Keratoconus. This was three years ago.
After seeing many eye doctors and despair feeding away at my hopes of seeing properly again, my mom went ahead and had an appointment setup for me to see an eye specialist to take one more look.
Appointment day, while the doc was examining my eyes, my mom being the brilliant woman she is said to the doc could it be a corneal issue why my son isn't able to see? (My mom had been watching a series on TV named DOCS and one day they spoke about Eye Illnesses and contributing factors associated with it.) Shocked as he was by mothers expertise started explaining his diagnosis of what he found and that's when we were officially introduced to keratoconus. For years I've been incorrectly treated for an astigmatism of near sightedness, when in fact I had Kr. After doing further tests I was then told I would need a corneal transplant for my left eye because the progression of the cornea in its cone shape was far gone and could only be corrected through a transplant. For my right eye they had recommended cross linking and soft contact lens. Kr doesn't affect both eyes to the same degree so the viewer will be able to see clear enough out of one eye and no joke ridiculously horrible out of the next. I mean it is extremely blurry with whatever I'm looking at being multiplied times 4 or even 8 depending on how bright or dark the environment is.
The road has not been easy i have endured more challenges and depressing times than I could count but I believe everything happens for a reason and Father God had a plan for me. I try to remain positive.
The battles I have fought through everyday has taught be so much. I've learned how to be patient, humble, kind and how to keep the faith. I've learned how to appreciate the beauty of life in it's simplicity. These lesson have molded me into a better and more appreciative human being.
I'm grateful for my journey, it has taught me a lot.
I'm also grateful because I had the help of family, frends and well wishers to raised some but it's not the figure i need to get this done.
Help me Save An Eye so I can see properly again.
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