Vicki's Story - eczema making national news

15 Jul 2019 12:12 PMAdministrator
Vicki's Story - eczema making national news

news.com.au writes: 'That small red rash would end up costing Vicki up to $50,000 in treatments, as she fought for almost a decade against agonising pain, sleepless nights and crippling loneliness.' Eczema Support was provided by Eczema Support Australia and became a turning point in Vicki's life.

Vicki Layton had a perfect life, but an alarmingly common skin condition destroyed her happiness in the blink of an eye.

The Brisbane woman, 41, was living an active life, working full-time as a registered nurse, exercising daily, seeing close friends on the weekends and even playing competitive volleyball.

“I worked very hard, I had very high standards for myself, my work and my future achievements,” Vicki told news.com.au.

Her life seemed fulfilled until one morning in 2010 when she woke up to a strange rash that stretched across her stomach.

That small red rash would end up costing Vicki up to $50,000 in treatments, as she fought for almost a decade against agonising pain, sleepless nights and crippling loneliness.

Read the full article as reported by news.com.au here; news.com.au article