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my retinal surgeon on Monday, November 4.
I got a good report! Vision in my left eye is 20/50+2! That's better than I had two days before surgery! In a few months, I can be fitted for a change in eyeglass prescription.
I was a bit worried because of the pain levels and visual distortion that I've been enduring since the retinal detachment occurred. On Monday, he informed me, "A lot of pain and significant distortion of vision the first month mean nothing." I can expect more episodes of pain, but not as frequently as I've been having since the first day of the retinal detachment. My retinal surgeon also advised applying Refresh PLUS every hour while I'm in the dry-air building where I work. Barring complications, vision should continue to stabilize over the next six months to two years.
I still have a few restrictions: no use of the shampoo bowl at the beauty parlor and no dye job. I'll be white-headed by Christmas. Who cares? Good vision counts for much more! The gas bubble needs to stay put where it is right now for optimal recovery of vision.
My next appointment with the retinal surgeon is in January.
I still find that sitting in front of the computer monitor for long periods of time results in eye discomfort.