I'm having cateract surgery on the 17th on my one eye. I didn't take very good care of my self when I was younger and as a result, I had to have my left eye removed and have a lot of surgery on my right. I had a vectrentomy on my right,that's when the lens is replaced by another. Normally, cateract surgery is an easy procedure with no problems. Because I had such exstensive surgery on my eye, there's a chance things might go wrong during the surgery. There is also a chance that the artificial eye might spread infection to my good eye after the surgery. The possible ramifications from both of these situations could result in my loss of sight. I'm very nervous about this procedure and trying to be positive, but it's diffucult. I'm hoping for the best and hopefully after the17th I can say everything is going to be all right.

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Comment by Teena on January 9, 2012 at 5:17am

So sorry to hear about your eye problems...I have had a number of eye problems myself. I do really hope and pray everything will be alright with your surgery. Truly admirable that you remain positive. My thoughts and prayers are with you for a safe-successful surgery and a speedy recovery :)

Comment by Doris D on January 9, 2012 at 6:16am

Always look at the brightside of things. That's the way I do it everytime when it comes to surgery of any kind. I got some eye things going on myself. Oh well I'll make it and YOU WILL TOO!!!

Comment by SEAGATOR on January 9, 2012 at 8:32am

Try to chat with Robyn she has had a lot of work on her eyes. Find the Care Team look until you see Robyn i think she is on first page. I know she will help you. You will be in my thoughts ad prayers. I have had 2 cataracts removed but nothing like your situation. Be strong, Do not give up. Things will be ok. Reed

Comment by Teena on January 9, 2012 at 8:38am
Comment by jrtpup on January 10, 2012 at 4:53am

I had cataracts done on both eyes in July, but without your history of eye problems, and was also concerned. No pain whatsoever, and my vision in both is now 20/25. It's totally reasonable for you to be nervous, but I'm keep looking forward to a good outcome!

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