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Ophthamology today, shocked and scared

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Robinredbreast, Aug 9, 2013.

  1. WhitbyJet

    WhitbyJet · Well-Known Member

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    RRB - am thinking of you, praying for you and yours, sending positive thoughts your way.
    *Hugs*
     
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    debs6566 · Active Member

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    Good luck RRB I believe in the power of thought and there is a lot of people rooting for you including me during this scary time. Hopefully the operation is all over now and your on your way to recovery big hugs x
     
  5. Thundercat

    Thundercat Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Good luck today RRB. So happy for you that your daughter is with someone you can be comfortable with. That must be a huge relief. I hope you are recovered soon. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending you love and a huge ((((((hug))))))

    Sent from the Diabetes Forum App
     
  6. phoenix

    phoenix Type 1 · Expert

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    Another one here, hoping that you'll be back with us soon.
     
  7. izzzi

    izzzi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    And another one here, hoping all the best to you and your family.
    Roy. :)
     
  8. MonoJono

    MonoJono Type 1 · Active Member

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    Hello.
    Dont worry!
    I put up with 2 years of lasering every month. Sometimes 1000 zaps a session before having a vitrectomy. Were the membrane or jelly is removed completely. This removes the area that blood flows into and obstructs your vision. The replace the membrane wih an oil or a gas. Since ive had this surgey, my retonopathy has slowed down complwtely and bothers me a lot less. The surgery can be done as a day case though. The major inconviniece was having to lie face down for 2 months whilst it settled. Dont wory about it. Ive had 5 eye surgeries. I even did one under local anaesthetic whilst awake, but once was enough. General is much more preferable to me.
     
  9. LesleyAnne2

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    Thinking of you RRB and hoping all goes well
    *hugs*
     
  10. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR WONDERFUL SUPPORT X

    RRB :D
     
  11. Hooked

    Hooked · Guest

    So pleased to see you posting to let us know you've got through it. NOW GO REST YOUR EYES!!
     
  12. anna29

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    Phew - I am sooooooooo relieved and glad , she has 'peeped' in and posted though !
    It is nice to hear from her and that she has made it through today somehow :)

    Yep she will NEED to rest her eyes and take things easy - no stress , over worrying etc

    Hopefully our posts to her - will have cheered and comforted her somewhat :thumbup:

    Anna .
     
  13. DavidMH

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    Get in there girl, loads of support from everyone!

    Dave MH
     
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    Daff Other · Active Member

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    I do hope and pray that Robin is ok...
     
  15. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    Hope all is ok with you rrb....thinking of you katx
     
  16. ConradJ

    ConradJ Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Very happy to hear you're ok. I hope that all has gone well with the op and that your eyes settle down. Do keep us updated - when your health permits!
     
  17. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Just a quick note to let you know I have my pre op assessment next week Thursday 22 in Southamptonn.

    Thank you so much to all you lovely members who were thnikong of me

    RRB X
     
  18. Hooked

    Hooked · Guest

    Fingers crossed for then. Can I ask what they said to you on Tuesday about it all? Feel free to tell me to keep my nose out if you'd rather not go into it. Thinking on you and sending you healing vibes. xx
     
  19. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Hi Hooked , thank you for you support, you are not being nosey, it's just that I didn't want to say to much as it's not great news. words include 'urgent surgery, and high risk of visual loss' but still trying to keep positive and crossing my fingers and toes.

    Take care and hope your day is going well.

    RRB :)
     
  20. crumblecookie

    crumblecookie · Member

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    Hi
    Please try not to worry It is amazing what the surgeons can do these days. My son in law had the same problem as you but after the op he was fine. Take care Everyone on the Forum Site will be thinking of you. Relax as much as you can
    M.
     
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