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F***: Eye Surgery & Retinal Detachment - Unexpected Side Effects

There are the side effects the doctors tell you about and then there’s, er, these…

1. Is that a fly or a floater? 

A pesky fly has made its way into the office. 603 more words


Faff: Top Tips For Visiting The Eye Hospital

Hopefully you’ll never have cause to need this information, but should you find yourself paying a visit to the eye hospital here’s some hints and tips from someone who knows… 529 more words


Postoperative Cataract Surgery Complications

Cataract surgery is one of the most common surgeries performed, but it doesn’t always come without complications.* Sometimes additional treatment or even additional surgery can be required to resolve these complications. 439 more words


"Retinal Detachment" - Part 1

“Would I still be able to see once I wake up?”

Yes, the retina on my left-eye seems to be detached from its original state. Fear of being blind has substantially grows inside me.

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F***: My Retinal Detachment - An Update

Firstly, I want to say thank you. I was overwhelmed by the support I received from my first post about my experience of retinal detachment, both through this blog and on Facebook. 298 more words


Second opinion

The appointment at Northwestern was kind of a waste. The routine was the same. First a tech did the basic exams and recorded information. She even took my glasses to measure to get an estimate of my prescription. 563 more words

Retinal Detachment

Today I called the UIC ophtho clinic and left a message. The fellow called me back a few hours later and said that since the symptoms didn’t last and I don’t think there’s any vision loss, I didn’t need to come in emergently. 172 more words

Retinal Detachment