‘IS CATARACT SURGERY ALL IT IS CRACKED UP TO BE?’
You know I do not make this stuff up, right? Just saying…
My cataract surgery a week ago was, well, eye opening! The hospital-supplied drugs were lights out. Poor word choice but you know what I mean.
The following afternoon the ophthalmologist called. “Gary, the procedure went well.” He explained the ‘fogginess’ in my eye would clear up in a week. He spoke using OHIP fee-approved terminology — medical words not clear to my eyes, err, ears.
The past week has been a strict regime applying various drops in the eye every hour.
“Jan, my eye is foggy so I cannot see where to drip the drops. Can you drip my drops for me?”
“Gary, I will help but do I drip your drops, or should I drop your drips?”
“Jan, I don’t care whether you drop my drips or drip my drops — just make sure you don’t drop the ball! This is important.”
During recovery I am not allowed to kneel, bend over, or lift objects heavier than 5 pounds. So, Jan assumed the laundry detail, carried the groceries in from the car, and bent over … Read the rest hereRead More