I had an appointment with my eye specialist this morning at 9:15. I have a growth in my right eye he watches and measures yearly now. It has not grown at all and we are comfortable with that. It is different from scar tissue, which I will get to in a minute. It is actually epithelium cells, but they have no changed in size or shape in the year and a half he has been following it. So we are cool with that.
I also have a lazy eye, that nothing can be done with. I originally had lasik in when they could no longer correct it with lenses. It worked beautifully. Then it got a cataract and a new fancy lens.
Now it is cloudy making it difficult to see anything now as it is getting worse. I have scar tissue behind the new lens. I say new, it has been 4 or 5 years now since the surgery. And it necessitates a procedure called YAG. I like the name, YAG.
They use a laser to burn the scar tissue. And they go through the outside of the eye, and it doesn't get burned.......go figure.
So here's the stupid thing.
When my eyes were CLEAR, not dilated even, I wanted to take my machine to get cleaned and oiled by Alex who is near the eye doctor's office. And I didn't want him to think I was a total slob so I opened up the bobbin area of the machine to clean it out before putting it in the car. The walking foot was on, so......here is the stupid thing.......while the bobbin case was open, I took the walking foot off.
I drop the
He said, in his thick Russian accent, not problem, lady. I find it when I open machine.
the afternoon is still ahead of me........let's see what other