Skip to comments.Wish Me Luck, Surgery Today
Posted on 05/29/2012 2:29:21 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER
Cataract surgery at 7:45 this morning, I've put it off as long as I can. They will work on my right eye today.
Getting the lens implant ?
My neighbor just had it done to one eye. Claims he doesn’t need glasses on that one.
Will be thinking of you.
I just had cataract surgery on both eyes and can now see without glasses. The surgery was a piece of cake and I noticed a dramatic improvment. The only problem was when I only had one eye that was corrected, it made it difficult to see out of both eyes. I opted for the simple lenses so I will need reading glasses but it was much cheaper that way.
Best of luck!
I'll take what I can get, LOL
Hope you see better soon... (Prayers up!)
Reading glasses is no big deal. Count your blessings, and good luck!
Best of luck. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
I’ll certainly pray for you, SWAMPSNIPER. My dad wished he had gotten his done earlier. It was quick and direct, he had no complications and it was a major improvement. That was fifteen years ago, and the techniques have only improved. Our physicians and medical people are a marvel, and I thank God for them every day.
That said, no procedure is fun, and you will have our prayers for your comfort, success, and swift recovery.
Best of Luck. You’ll do fine.
Best of wishes. If you are having a simple lens replacement with no other issues, the operation is very easy and quick. You will see amazingly better almost immediately.
"..at least you don't have to put up with the flying Zippaloni Brothers heavy equipment operators like I did....you'll be fine and seeing much better soon"
You’ll pull through just fine. God Speed snapshot genius.
Listen to your doctors.
Prayers being offered up to GOD in heaven for your perfect recovery sniper.
Onward and upward! Good luck to you and prayers up!
Prayers for a swift and successful procedure.
You’ll be fine...enjoy the improved eye sight.
Prayers for successful procedure and swift recovery. God bless you.
Someone else is gonna have to take the night shift today, tell JimRob I’m probably gonna sleep for a change.
To many people in charge now. You will be fine. Let us know the Eagle you take in. :^)
Swampy... prayers for your 110% success and super fast recovery. I’ll be sending good wishes and thoughts your way ALL DAY!! Hugs and air kisses! Mom
I’ll keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Just think! You’ll be able to see how wonderful your photography is.
My prayers have been spoken for a successful, and excitement-free surgery!
May it go well.
You’ll be fine. In and out in 15 minutes. I had both of mine replaced back in 2009. It’s not a big deal, it’s routine. Actually, they don’t put you to sleep. You are there but not there if you know what I mean. I could hear them talking as they were doing mine. It’s wierd. Oh well. good luck, you’ll be just fine.
Everyone I know who has had it in the last few years is amazed at how much better they can see.
I wish you luck and hope everything is fine , as I am sure it will be.
Luck not needed, just the Lord’s care. You put this off, but you will be so happy when it’s done and you can see to photograph those stunning pictures even better.
Good Luck and God Bless! Enjoy the results after you mend.
Good Luck and God Bless! Enjoy the results after you mend.
You will be amazed and impressed with the result—and eager to get the second eye done.
Any eye surgery is scary as h*ll, though.
Don’t worry about the surgery. It really is quick, with practically no pain later. I had both eyes done in 2008, and went from lifelong myopia to normal distance vision, although now I will always have to use reading glasses for ordinary print. The doctor tells me that the lenses may eventually get deposits that will need to be removed by laser, but no sign of that yet. My eyes were also very light-sensitive for some months after the operations.
Best wishes to you, and enjoy your restored vision.
Prayers and best wishes!
It is a breeze, just don’t go for new glasses to soon, and there might be a film that develops a few weeks or months down the road, they zap it off with the laser, and it is painless. Had both done. And both developed film, even though they were done 11 years apart. The new technology is so far advanced than it was a decade ago...worse thing is all those drops you have to use.
Have your regular Optometrist do the refraction as often ophthalmologist get it wrong, it is not their field after all.
I’m sure this surgery will go amazingly well, and that you’ll be as delighted with the results as everyone else I’ve known has been. :)
You’ll be back at FR in no time flat.
BTW if you wear glasses to correct astigmatism, just remove the lens that they do the surgery on and you will still be able to see to do most things, even drive. That is what we did with mine, until it was healed enough for a new RX. And NO they do not correct for astigmatism with cataract implants. I’m still in multi-focals for that.
And see the Optometrist on Thursday for a new set of lenses....that is the weird part for me I need stronger glasses each year on fixed implants. But then again I have Fibromyalgia and that is one of the reasons behind needing yearly new RX’s as the eye muscles are impacted by it.
please check in with us as soon as you can.
Good luck and God Bless.
If you’re ready for the surgery, you’re already through the toughest part. The tests and prep work were far worse. Howver, it is not unusual for the cataracts to return after a while, so this may not be your last visit.
Good luck and keep us posted.
You will love it.
By now you’re probably done, with a bandage over your right eye. I had both of mine done in my late 30s, with excellent results. When the bandage is removed, you’ll be amazed at how bright and clear everything is, and you’ll be back to normal in no time!
My 89 year old mother just had her second eye done. Its a snap.
You’re in my prayers...
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