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​Treatment for Congenital Cataracts

​Treatment for Congenital Cataracts

Posted by Nicola on 19th Jun 2019

June is Cataract Awareness Month. If you have been following along you will know that my son Dane was born with a congenital cataract, so this topic is pretty important to me. That discovery has fue … read more
So your child has a cataract?

So your child has a cataract?

Posted by Nicola on 11th Oct 2018

Today is World Sight Day – a day that’s pretty close to my heart. If you’ve had much to do with Kids Eye Gear you will know Dane’s story and if not, you can read more about it here. In short th … read more
The Value of a Second Opinion

The Value of a Second Opinion

Posted by Nicola on 14th Feb 2017

I was just reading a post in a cataract Facebook group and there was a lady with a really similar story to Dane's. Her daughter was diagnosed with a cataract and her first PO advised not to go ahead w … read more
Putting in the contact lens

Putting in the contact lens

Posted by Nicola on 17th Dec 2015

So I finally figured out a way to put videos into my blog posts! Yay! This is one I did a while ago showing how we put Dane's contact lens in.  … read more
In our lens kit

In our lens kit

Posted by Nicola on 30th Oct 2015

I've carried a lens kit in my handbag for 5 years now - boy has time flown! Since Dane has his cataract surgery at age 7 months and got his contact lens, these are the bits and bobs that I can't … read more
Spot the Cataract

Spot the Cataract

Posted by Nicola on 25th Aug 2015

Looking for an excuse to go and look at old baby photos of Dane (ooh so cute!), I thought I'd pull out some shots where I think I can see the progression of Dane's cataract. If you're not familiar wit … read more