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#1 samburumags

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Posted 04 December 2015 - 09:00 PM

I have looked at all my posts but I am sure I had a conversation going with someone who had similar problems to myself just to let them know I have had my left cornea polished. It was not pleasant but hopefully it will give me some sight in that eye for a bit longer. C'est la vie
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Posted 05 December 2015 - 07:39 PM

... had my left cornea polished ...

I didn´t know that was even possible. 

 

Hopefully many years of good eyesight for you!


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#3 samburumags

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 08:27 PM

Quite possible Sverker. A diamond laser polish. Very painful and traumatic but hopefully successful. Still a bit shell shocked but alive!
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Posted 07 December 2015 - 08:06 AM

I wished you  better vision  and an improved life from this procedure


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Posted 07 December 2015 - 12:11 PM

I never heard of this procedure, Mags, and it sounds quite frightening. I hope it has succeeded in improving your vision long term.
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Posted 07 December 2015 - 08:58 PM

Saw the surgeon today and he says the cornea is now completely clear. Vision has improved slightly but it was always very poor in that eye so I can't expect miracles at my age. It was a horrid experience and will have to do it again some time in the future in the good eye. As long as I can see my big cats next September it's ok!
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Posted 14 March 2016 - 09:28 AM

Saw the surgeon today and he says the cornea is now completely clear. Vision has improved slightly but it was always very poor in that eye so I can't expect miracles at my age. It was a horrid experience and will have to do it again some time in the future in the good eye. As long as I can see my big cats next September it's ok!

 

~ @samburumags

 

Someone I know (over 80 years old) two months ago had the same procedure as you underwent.

 

Apparently the results are positive, as their eyesight has noticeably improved.

 

I hope that you're likewise experiencing better vision, so that your safari in half a year will be very enjoyable.

 

I'm limited to vision in my right eye, and therefore have much empathy for vision issues.

 

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Posted 14 March 2016 - 09:36 AM

@samburumags How are you bearing up Mags? Can you read this? ;)


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