My eyes have felt a bit odd over the last few weeks, and I'm definitely not seeing as well as I did.
So - rang the optician. But was told that as I'd had a test a year ago, I should wait another year for the next one. I insisted that something had changed so was finally given an appointment.
Thank goodness! Last year my eyes were fine and showing no change, despite all the various meds, infusions etc. This year I'm told that I've developed steroid-induced cataracts, need new glasses, and must start thinking about having the cataracts operated on.
I'm shocked at how quickly this has happened, even though I've now got down to less than 10 mg of steroid.
Guess the lesson is - don't listen to the NHSs usual timetable, check how YOU feel, and shout when you need to. Things can change very quickly.