I have an eye disease without a name that falls under the White Dot Syndrome Spectrum (originally diagnosed as AZOOR in 2019, but changed to have no diagnosis in 2022) and my vision isn't 'normal'.
Read more How White Dot Syndrome Affects My Daily Life: The Vision Diaries
During my journey to my diagnosis of acute zonal occult outer retinopathy (AZOOR), I was called in for a fundus fluorescein angiography (which is easier if we just call it an FFA!) and an indocyanine green angiography (ICG) and it was one of my stranger appointments, but definitely not the worst.
Read more What To Expect When You Have An FFA or ICG: The Vision Diaries
When I was diagnosed with AZOOR, I was still pretending that I could see. I don't like being told I can't do something. I highly doubt you will ever meet anyone more stubborn than me.
Read more Gaining Control: The Vision Diaries
Both my physical health and mental health took a turn for the worse over the last few months - I'm having more issues than I know where to begin with and I haven't been able to write for a while, which, in turn, affected my mental health too. In terms of physical health, I'm feeling probably the worst I've ever felt in my life and like my poor little body falling to pieces and there's nothing I can do about it.
Read more I’m Falling To Pieces: A Big Health Update
It is absolutely impossible to focus your eyes for 30 seconds and to not blink. I don't know anyone who can hold their eyes open and focus on some images for half a minute at a time!
Read more What To Expect When You Have An ERG: The Vision Diaries
I have to say, I'm pretty sick of being in the eye unit at the hospital. My second experience was better than my first, but after my third.. and fourth, I feel pretty sick to my stomach of the sight of it!
Read more More Investigations And The Diagnosis: The Vision Diaries
I've been miserable before because of my health, but this was something else - l osing your sight is pretty scary! I've learned to cope with pain, but I'm not used to feeling so vulnerable and partially sighted.
Read more A Surprise Discovery At Work And The Health Scare: The Vision Diaries