Lupus Problems: Had To Get Reading Glasses Due To Scleritis

Today I got the news that I have to wear reading glasses. I was told by my doctors that I could develop Scleritis (light sensitivity, tearing & blurred vision) with lupus but I was in denial. Every week when I go to the doctor I would read the eye chart and it was a challenge the last few weeks. 
When I’m doing makeup I can see everything but when I have to look at the words on the packaging it’s been hard. It’s very difficult when using my iphone, laptop and when I’m working on my book.

I had enough temper tantrum’s about it, I know I need them because it’s been hard faking that I can read anything and I can’t stretch my arms out anymore when looking at my phone or lipsticks. For now I’m trying these glasses out and I have some eye solutions and more pills…antibiotics. So it is what it is…I don’t look to bad with them, right.
Connecticut Makeup Artist & Beauty Expert Brandy Gomez-Duplessis works in New Orleans & New York City. Brandy is a hidden gem makeup artist in living in Connecticut with her husband and 2 kids. She was recently diagnosed with SLE Lupus but she keeps her lupus maintain while still doing what she loves and that’s makeup. Brandy resume is like the who’s who, she has done makeup on and for; Hillary Clinton, Ralph Lauren Fragrances for Esquire Mexico Magazine, Polo Player Nacho Figueras, Golden Globe & Oscar winner Melissa Leo, Kerry Washington, Jennifer Aniston, Lauren Hutton, Queen Latifah, Kim & Khloe Kardashian, Kris Jenner, 2x Olympic champion Gymnst Aly Raisman, Jordin Sparks, Ellie Goulding, Angela Bassett, Barbara Walters, Edie Falco, Alysia Reiner, Chiqui Delgado, Robert Redford, Brad Goreski, Usher, Ne-Yo, Fall Out Boy, Pete Wentz, Phillip Phillips, 2 Chainz. Brandy also created looks for Theodora & Callum summer & fall makeup look for their upcoming video shoot, and created makeup looks for Donna Karan 2015 Holiday campaign, and Donna Karan Resort 2014 Collection during market week. Brandy recently worked on The View, MTV 10 On Top, Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Mob Wives Ramona Rizzo, Project Runway, Project Runway All-Stars Season 2, Lifetime “Project Runway” Promo Photo shoot, E News, MTV TV Show Hip Hop Pov, Ralph Lauren, Ebony Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, Stila Beauty Event, Fox and Friends Saturday, NBA All-Star Weekend, Donna Karan Fashion Show, DKNY Fashion Show, Mercedes Benz Fashion Show in New York & Miami, New York Fashion Week, Sundance Film Festival, VH-1 Divas, Real Simple Magazine Holiday Pop Up Store in Bryant Park, GLAMOUR Magazine #WOTY, OPRAH O YOU, L’OREAL Paris, Project Runway Finale, VOGUE TV, Sperry Top-Sider, Burberry Beauty, International Latino Film Festival, Essence Music Festival, New York Post and more. Brandy is a L’OREAL Paris Makeup Artist and the Beauty Editor for Caribbean Posh magazine. Brandy is also a high demand bridal makeup artist in Connecticut, bridal makeup artist in New York, and a bridal makeup artist in New Orleans. She had been hire to do bridal makeup at many destinations weddings in Jamaica at Half Moon resort.

6 Replies to “Lupus Problems: Had To Get Reading Glasses Due To Scleritis”

  1. You look wonderful. I have Plaquenil-Induced Retinal Toxicity
    -Retinal Detachment . So I truly understand how hard it is to accept you have to wear glasses. I will eventually be completely blind. I am thankful though that I can still see enough to see my children and grandchildren.

  2. You look very stylish and fabulous!!!!!
    Rememberi that old saying guys make passes at girls that wear glasses

  3. You look very stylish and fabulous!!!!!
    Rememberi that old saying guys make passes at girls that wear glasses

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