Hypotony after glaucoma operation
I had eye operation for glaucoma 3 weeks ago, after a few days my eye was very blurred so I went to the hospital to have it checked. At primary care, the lady doctor was not very nice I was told that I had bleeding and was sent home and that I was seeing my surgeon on the Friday. She never noticed that my stitches where leaking. I had my appointment with my surgeon a few days later and he said that I had a leak from the stitches and that the pressure was too low. He put a large contact lens in my eye (called a bandage). The blurriness is not to bad now after a week, but i still cant see much. I was told I might need to have the operation reversed. I believe this hypotony is rare after eye surgery. But I'm not sure if it has caused my sight loss to be permanent. I'm so afraid as I feel so vulnerable going out. God, I hate to be like this forever, I have had glaucoma since I was 39 and had my right eye done 10 years ago and it was succsesful but still can't see without glasses. But now my left eye is so blurred I can't do anything. It's so frustrating having to rely on people to help out. I have read up on it and in some case it can be fixed but not all.
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