Category Archives: eye health

Chronic Voice Link-up: Strong in Times of Crisis  

Welcome to September and our monthly A Chronic Voice blog link-up. Read on for my take on the September prompts. GAZING I must admit that I am not a summer person. Autumn/Winter is my season, and I am happy to … Continue reading

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My Chronic Pain Journey: Blood Eyedrops

My blood eyedrops finally arrived! Well, blood serum eyedrops to be exact. The proper name is autologous eyedrops, but I’m still getting used to them. There’s some pretty cool science involved but I can’t explain the specifics. Basically, I met … Continue reading

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Chronic Voice Link-up: Wandering the Chronic Pain Path

Welcome to August and our monthly A Chronic Voice blog link-up. Read on for my take on the August prompts. WANDERING I finally met my new ophthalmologist at the hospital. He is both a private and an NHS doctor, and … Continue reading

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When Will We Learn that Prevention is Better than Cure?

Do you live with underlying health challenges, maybe something that requires medication, hospital treatment, regular contact with doctors and nurses? Me too. I have come to the conclusion that our NHS is not designed to help. It is designed to … Continue reading

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Why We Need to Take Charge of Our Healthcare

How is your physical health? How is your mental and emotional health? Do you rely on the NHS for support, do you use private healthcare, or do you simply ignore it and hope it goes away? These are questions I … Continue reading

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Chronic Voice Link-up: Suffering Again but Moving Forward

Welcome to July and our monthly A Chronic Voice blog link-up. My mood has been wild for the past month. I have gone from extreme down in the dumps to wild elation, all due to my chronic pain condition and … Continue reading

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Chronic Voice Link-up: Blood Donation for Rare Eye Disease Treatment

Welcome to June and our monthly A Chronic Voice blog link-up. Today is my blood donation day to have special eye drops made for my personal use. Read on to find out more! ACCUMULATING Today I am accumulating blood! Well, … Continue reading

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#Ad – Look what’s just arrived, my #DryEye products!

Having Dry Eyes is a pain but luckily Thea Pharmaceuticals offer these great products to help my eyes feel normal again. I was very excited to speak with a rep about promoting the importance of eye care products for everyday … Continue reading

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Chronic Voice Link-up: Thanking the NHS

Welcome to May and our monthly Chronic Voice blog link-up. I am experiencing a chronic pain flare-up with my rare eye disease, but I am battling through each day with a smile as always. Here is my response to the … Continue reading

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My Chronic Pain Journey: A Huge Breakthrough

Yesterday marked a significant breakthrough in the treatment of my rare congenital disease, Lymphodoema Distichiasis. I finally met the elusive doctor that I should have seen back in Oct (when I went to the wrong hospital). He immediately ordered a … Continue reading

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