Lori woke right up this morning with severe pain inside her eye, certainly worse than it turned out. She actually is pretty sure her eye patch arrived loose during the so her eye was probably open for some time night. Luckily for us, I got most of the day down, therefore I got their in to see my ophthalmologist pal, Dr. Fullmer. He took a good look at her vision and could see that there had been some really small ulcerations in the cornea, probably from excessive dryness, and therefore had been that was inducing the discomfort. We mentioned solutions, so we ultimately decided on a process called a “temporary tarsorrhaphy.” Translated, that required he would tailor her eyelids together for any while that is little the cover regains strength. Here she is after he instilled the anesthetic that is local. She looked like Hitch when he met with the reaction that is allergic.
Tonight here it is. The tiny things that are white items of rubberized utilized to bolster the stitch that holds the eyelid together, in order that it doesn’t cut the skin such as a parmesan cheese slicer. The eyelid isn’t most of the way sewn shut; it should be partly open to allow air to get at the eye, and also to give a ways to examine it and instill antibiotics. She actually is already a complete much more comfortable. It shall probably stay-in for approximately two weeks.
Because of every body who’ve written stimulating comments, called, produced food, prayed, or elsewhere revealed such support that is great. She’s got actually been showered with friendship because this came on, while the outpouring of kindness and well desires was gratifying and overwhelming for her, and also for myself. I will continue to publish updates on her behalf advancement. Atypical presentation of rhabdomyosarcoma, the patient is on exentration and chemotherapy is not possible due to some contraindications