The Bubble Is Finally Gone!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by TXKajun, Aug 7, 2016.

  1. TXKajun

    TXKajun Monkey+++

    I woke up this morning and did my usual tooth brushing and I noticed when I looked downward that the bubble that was in my left eye from my retina reattachment surgery has gone away! HOORAYYYYY!! It has been getting smaller and smaller every day. The last week or so it went from pencil eraser size to pin head size and this morning, to nothing. What a relief.

    Unfortunately, my healing process is not done yet. The sight in my left eye is getting blurred more and more. I figure this is due to cataract formation, which the Dr. predicted. When it reaches a certain point, I'll have it taken care of. So, still a ways to go, but at least now I can go over the pass to El Paso, TX whenever I want. I still can't fly, though.

    Anywho, I just thought I'd share the good news.

  2. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey Moderator

    Great news TX!!!
  3. Altoidfishfins

    Altoidfishfins Monkey+++ Site Supporter+

    Good news man. My father had both retinas detach, one a few years after the other. THis was back in the 70s. The first one they froze back on, the second they welded back on with a laser. His vision, he said, was still distorted and remained that way.

    I Imagine that today the methods have been greatly refined and that a full recovery is much more likely.
  4. Salted Weapon

    Salted Weapon Monkey+++

    Great News....
  5. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    Excellent news indeed! Wishing you well for a continued recovery.(y)
  6. techsar

    techsar Monkey+++

    Outstanding news. Glad to hear your healing has gone so well.
  7. GOG

    GOG Free American Monkey Site Supporter

    Cool beans, good news. The human body continually amazes me.
  8. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    Congrats.. at first was thinking about economics... but I'm glad your eyes are better...
  9. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu RIP 4/19/2018

    Congratulations, my best wishes for a quick and compete recovery!:)
  10. duane

    duane Monkey+++

    Am glad to hear that and hope the rest goes well.
  11. TXKajun

    TXKajun Monkey+++

    Thanks for the kind words, everyone. :)
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