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Update on hubby

Discussion in 'The Safe Harbor' started by BarbaraK, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. BarbaraK

    BarbaraK Well-Known Member

    I posted this on my original thread below but figured it may get 'lost' so I am posting again. :biggrin:
    Hubby had his surgery yesterday afternoon, it took over an hour and apparently it was a good teaching experience for everyone present.
    Phil said the surgeon had them all come and look at the block of a BLACK cataract he had removed.
    He couldn't suture his pupil 'together' and he didn't want to mess up the already complicated surgery. He will take another look at it after it all has settle down in a weeks time.
    We went back this morning for a follow up and all is well, he goes back next week.
    Yesterday when we got home which was 2 hours after surgery he could already see me with his 'bad' eye.
    He could also see the kitchen cabinets at a 45 degree angle !:biggrin:
    He could see the colours on the TV.
    Today he saw the big E at the doctors office when they tested his eye, he could see the next size E slightly but couldn't make it out.
    Before surgery he couldn't see ANYTHING!
    Now how amazing is that!!!:sunny:
    He is of course doing the usual eye drops routine as well as some extra care because he is special :biggrin:

    Lizzie is doing ok and there doesn't seem any change in her well being at present so I am also very happy about that.
    To add to all this Phil bought me some new earrings for HIS special day :whistle:

    Thanks again to everyone for your good wishes. :thankyou: __________________
  2. popcorn

    popcorn Well-Known Member

    That is great news! Isn't technology wonderful?

  3. kpopperwell

    kpopperwell Well-Known Member Community Sponsor

    Glad to hear the surgery and the results turned out so good. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.
  4. Mgram

    Mgram Well-Known Member

  5. Gramma Ann

    Gramma Ann Well-Known Member

    Wonderful news, I'm so very glad for you both.
  6. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    Thanks for checking in.

    So glad your DH's eye surgery went well.
  7. Corky

    Corky Well-Known Member

    Glad all is well and I wish him continued success in his recovery. :doubleup:
  8. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    I don't know how I missed this...

    Great news about Phil's surgery. May his recovery be uneventful.

    Prayers continue for Lizzie (with tail wags from Pucci).
  9. earl_m

    earl_m Social Host

    Thats great news!!
  10. Jeanie

    Jeanie Well-Known Member

    Glad to hear all is well
  11. Whimsy

    Whimsy Well-Known Member

    I am so happy that the surgery went well and he is already being able to see. I hope he will continue to recover with even more sight regained. Thanks for the update.
  12. JANPEP

    JANPEP Well-Known Member Community Sponsor

    Great news to hear that the surgery went well & hubby is on the mend.
  13. Cruise cutie

    Cruise cutie Well-Known Member

    :sunny:What fantastic news..I am so thrilled for you both..thanks for the update..and good thoughts on Lizzie also...:)..Joanne

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