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#1 georgette

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 02:01 PM

G'day everyone, I have learned a lot from this forum but unfortunatly one my biggest challanges is my vision , I can only visit this site when my eyes are at their best as I find the small print too hard to read , does anyone else have trouble reading the small print ? I have new lenses in my glasses so it is the sclero, my immune systems first attack was on my eyes ............ a real delema hugs georgette

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 03:19 PM

Hi Georgette

I've needed glasses the last couple of years...assuming of course that it's because I'm not getting any younger :unsure: . I can't read phone books without my glasses but I don't have any problems reading this sized print. If you don't mind me asking, how do you know for sure that it is the scleroderma causing your eye problems, how can they tell that, some special test?? Thanks.
Sending good wishes your way!

#3 Shelley Ensz

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 03:45 PM

Hi Georgette,

I'm sorry you are having vision problems. Have you seen our page on Scleroderma Eye Involvement?

To see larger text in the Forum, just go to your browser's menu and select "View - Text - Larger". You can keep making the text larger until it is comfortable for you to read.

I hope this helps!
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Posted 07 June 2008 - 06:26 AM

Hi Georgette,

I'm sorry you are having trouble withyour eyes.I hope that Shelley's suggestion to adjust the type to larger helps so you can continue here whenever you like.

I hope you can find a way to help your eyes through this.

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Posted 07 June 2008 - 10:16 AM

Hi Georgette, Sorry to hear you're having vision problems. I have just begun to have problems myself. I don't know if it's due to sclero or age. I have an appointment next week with the eye doctor. I'll post after that and let you know if he thinks it's sclero related. Good luck, Birdman
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#6 georgette

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Posted 07 June 2008 - 12:54 PM

g'day thanyou all for your great responses , I will check out that sclero/eyes site and will endeavor to try and get the print larger ,(I'm not very clever with computors yet still learning) but I'll try . re : how do I know sclero effects my eyes , yes I eye specialist told me so . my eyes were hurting all the time couldn't read or watch tv blurred vision , went to eye specialist and he said I had 3 symptoms going on in my eyes and they were all immune system related , I was using cortizone eye drops for a long time to ease it , it was the eye trouble that was my first symptoms of scleroderma it just spread from that point , .....I do have another syndrome called CRPS (chronic regional pain syndrome) its a nerve injury that had spread to all my limbs , so at first all doctors thought my eyes trouble were from that but not so this crps was the cause of the scleroderma occuring and its first port of call was my eyes then skin then ...... you know how it goes from here , so I'll be off now and try to enlarge this print and check out this eye/scleroderma site , thankya hugs georgette

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Posted 07 June 2008 - 02:42 PM

Thanks for telling me that Georgette...I'm always learning something new here.
Sending good wishes your way!

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Posted 08 June 2008 - 01:15 AM

g'day all , so far have not been able to increase the size of the print , I can't even find the browser menu etc , I'm a real computor dummy , but I will keep trying , hugs to everyone georgette

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Posted 08 June 2008 - 02:42 AM

Hi, Georgette. Don't worry about being a computer novice - each of us have been there at least once. Now, while you are rightt here, look up at the very top of the screen. Above the brightly coloured purple and teal of this forum there should be a menu bar across the top of the screen - mine is gray, but yours might be a different colour. Along the left side you should find some words, probably underlined and one of which is View. When you click on this word, a menu should drop down. Follow the list down to where it says something like text size - when you mouse over that word, another dropdown menu will appear at the right with several choices of text side. The one that is marked is your current size - if you want it bigger select Larger or Largest, if you want smaller, select Smaller or Smallest. Medium is typically the default.



If you don't see the menu bar, click on the picture of a cogwheel or the word Tools and make sure there is a check-mark next to Menu Bar.
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