Since his laser surgery on December 23 for Retinal detachment, Jeff is slowly getting better.
He is seeing fewer white streaks and flurries of black floaters.
I mentioned this frightening experience just before Christmas in a post called
He has a follow-up appointment in a couple of days. All of this experience has been especially troubling because Jeff has sight in only one eye.
The longer retinal detachment goes untreated, the greater the risk that you will go blind. The warning signs of retinal detachment include the sudden appearance of floaters and flashes and reduced vision. Contacting an eye specialist (ophthalmologist) right away can help save your sight.
What did they do to Jeff?
Small holes and tears are treated with laser surgery. The procedure was performed in the doctor’s office. During laser surgery tiny burns are made around the hole to “weld” the retina back into place.
Read more about Retinal detachment.
This is just an update. Now you can go back to praying for world peas.