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pre op

Postby cherishu2 » Fri 12 Oct 2007 9:37 pm

i have my pre op tues ready for op on friday.
what do they do at the pre op?

and yep im scared stiff already so not gud for my blood pressure.
mum to 7. Its a long story lol. cornea graft oct 19 2007.
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Re: pre op

Postby cherishu2 » Fri 12 Oct 2007 9:40 pm

ooo and will i nolonger be registered blind once i have it?
mum to 7. Its a long story lol. cornea graft oct 19 2007.
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Re: pre op

Postby Karl R » Sat 13 Oct 2007 6:13 am

Pro op is usually blood pressure, urine test, heart check, weight and previous medical history - well it was for me anyway
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Re: pre op

Postby GarethB » Sat 13 Oct 2007 9:13 am

Cherishu

There is a recovery period after the op so until you have satisfactory vision corrected or not, I expect you will still be registerd blind.

I know you have waited a long time for this and we all wish a graft was a quick fix.

Hang on in there and good luck for the pre op, you know we will be here for you.

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Re: pre op

Postby Anne B » Mon 15 Oct 2007 11:59 am

Not sure exactly what will happen but it will be as Karl said.
I had some swabs taken from my eye aswell. I have my pre op tomorrow and have my graft in 2 weeks time.
I am also really nervous this time more than last. I have had real trouble sleeping and i'm sure my hair is falling out!!
But despite all that i am also very excited as my other graft has gone so well. I could notice a change in my eyesite a couple of days after the op. My vision wasn't any better but i had less gohsting wich makes everything seem clearer.
I hope all goes really well for you and i will be thinking of you. I know as a Mum with KC it is so hard to feel like you are doing a good job but once you have had that op and you have some usefull vision i think you will be really proud of yourself.
Good luck for Friday, stay calm and don't let that blood pressure rise!!!!
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Re: pre op

Postby Eddie S » Mon 15 Oct 2007 2:30 pm

Just wanted to say good luck Cherishu and Anne.
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Re: pre op

Postby Matthew_ » Tue 16 Oct 2007 11:53 am

Good luck, both of you.
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Re: pre op

Postby Pat A » Tue 16 Oct 2007 8:27 pm

..and from me too!
Hope all goes well, be thinking of you both.
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Re: pre op

Postby cherishu2 » Tue 16 Oct 2007 9:31 pm

thank you peeps.
just an uupdate. i used relaxation technics as recommended on here.
in fact i had a lovely few miniutes on beach before i went in room lol.
happy to say i got bp down enuff to have my op on friday.
thanks for the support means a lot xx
mum to 7. Its a long story lol. cornea graft oct 19 2007.
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Re: pre op

Postby Anne B » Wed 17 Oct 2007 9:11 am

Thats great news :D Good luck for Friday will be thinking of you.
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