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by fionacsmithy
Tue Sep 02, 2008 3:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UK MEMBERS, POST HOW YOU GOT TO A SPECIALIST HERE
Replies: 34
Views: 34964

Specialists

I too have seen a number of opthalmologists in Scotland. Actually reaching the Consultant takes a while and I have only just seen mine for the first time in 8 months constant treatment for my last flare up.I have only seen 2 other consultants a couple of times each in my 27 years as an iritis suffer...
by fionacsmithy
Tue Jun 17, 2008 1:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Uveitis during menstrual cycle
Replies: 23
Views: 33989

Thanks for the details Mike. I will go to my appointment tomorrow with the latest consultant and take it from there.I know something needs to change in my treatment. I'll let you know what happens.Take care. Fiona.
by fionacsmithy
Mon Jun 16, 2008 9:11 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Scotland
Replies: 1
Views: 2055

Hello from Scotland

Hello! I registered here years ago but didn't get around to introducing myself.I was diagnosed with Iritis more than 27 years ago and now we call it Bi-lateral uveitis with cataracts in both eyes and synecchae in both eyes.My treatment has mostly been with steroids,mydrilates and 4 times with oral s...
by fionacsmithy
Mon Jun 16, 2008 4:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Uveitis during menstrual cycle
Replies: 23
Views: 33989

This all very interesting.My flareups are usually near the end of my cycle.I am 49 and my flareups have been more frequent in the last 4 years than in the previous 23 years.. Some have been very severe involving oral steroids and others- like just now- fairly mild but not cleared up completely in th...