In the Middle of a Mess
(Drexel Hill, PA.)
My summer started off with a bang! My glasses were very dirty all of a sudden and no matter how well I cleaned them, I couldn't stand my vision. I got the brainy idea to 'look and see' without them for one second for the horrible possibility of 'OH NO CATARACTS'. My worst fear came true and my optomotrist referred me to the cataract surgeon that comes to his eyeglass store quite regularly.
Like a turbo-tornado, I was accepted/allowed to have cataract surgery on both eyes. The right eye is now done; and I really liked the whole ordeal.
However, just a day or two after surgery the complications started with a corneal abrasion. Worse eyesight than before surgery, double vision, glare, haze and cloudiness.
Hope I'm not boring you! Thanks for listening. I just didn't want to live with sight like that. A cheap pair of temporary glasses (until the other eyes is done) have saved the day for me and my eye is gradually improving in many ways.
Except for the fact that I now know about the map dot dystrophy problem and the cataract surgeon is referring me to a corneal specialist. I had to beg for that on the advice of my daughter who thinks that I got botched-up and that I'm just a number! Why should the doc even worry about the other eye which may have the same problem and then I'm in real trouble of terrible sight in both eyes.
So, here I am anxiously awaiting my corneal specialist doctor appointment. Hoping my eye keeps on healing along with a nutritional regime you wouldn't believe and $$$$ much moolah for eye supplements and immune system stuff. Been googling like crazy anything and everything and that is how I found you.
....better stop rambling..... (forgot to mention my dry eye and no tears problem; and the new floaters - I call it a 'fruit fly'). I sure would appreciate any and all FEEDBACK.