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Beware of Retinal Tears: What You Don't Know Can Leave You Blind

by Dave Christensen

My Experience

On July 8, 2011, I was diagnosed by Dr. Harrison of the Retina Institute in Palm Springs California with a giant tear in the retina of my right eye. 547 more words

Healthy Body

'Easier for God to Micro Manage': Thoughts on More Eye Surgery, not Going to Vietnam and Temporary Insomnia

I’ve woken up at 4am after a shaky four hours’ sleep. I’m wearing the same shirt I wore on a Saturday night out in Clapham; it is now Tuesday and the blessed thing still smells of wine, sweat and takeaway pizza. 1,078 more words

Attempted Humour

'A Feckless Bristolian Le Chiffre': Thoughts on My Eye Surgery, the NHS and Modern Medicine.

Last Wednesday, I was drinking lager round my friend’s house, eating hotdogs covered in pulled pork and honing my Crash Team Racing skills. So you can imagine my surprise when, just two days later, I was in the hospital recovering from major eye surgery. 1,299 more words

Attempted Humour

Yoga Therapy - Tailor Made For Your Unique Requirements

Retinal Detachment was something I had never heard of until it happened to me for first time over 20 years ago. Since then I have known a handful of people who have had the condition. 483 more words