Estimated reading time: 3 minutes DYK eye trauma can cause your iris colour to change? In an eventful summer health-wise, one of my blue eyes is now green.
Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Practical, honest and positive advice for attending a surgical hospital appointment. Written by a sight loss patient with type-1 diabetes (T1D).
Estimated reading time: 6 minutes It’s been a challenging winter health-wise, with multiple eye surgeries and extremely poor vision. But family, friends and NHS professionals have helped me find enough fortitude to reach the other side.
Estimated reading time: < 1 minute One year ago today I had my fifth surgery for a recurring detached retina.
Estimated reading time: 3 minutes How I’ve been using the accessibility features on my Apple devices to adapt to further changes in my vision.
Estimated reading time: 7 minutes After five major eye surgeries for a detached retina I’ve written a new reflective blog post describing my experiences to date. I’ve illustrated my vision loss for each medical procedure and current condition to potentially help others going through similar medical journeys.
Estimated reading time: < 1 minute Done some maths yesterday and I’ve given myself over 57K injections since my T1D diagnosis. Today’s coronavirus vaccination felt like the most important yet. Thank you NHS.
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes Within the last month the vision in my right eye has significantly diminished. This personal blog post details what the impact has been on my daily life and how recent web accessibility work has helped me cope a little better. Subtitling legacy content Since 2014 we’ve always made a concerted effort within my team to… Continue reading Struggling with vision loss
Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Yesterday was my first day working from home in my new office (corner of dining table). As someone living with insulin-dependent diabetes I have an increased risk of severe illness from coronavirus and according to current government guidance should be particularly stringent in following social distancing measures, including significantly limiting face-to-face interaction with friends and family… Continue reading Level-headed