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Re: Going blind
« Reply #15 on: June 26, 2017, 07:15:35 PM »
tonton, what precisely is wrong with your eyes?

Maxx, completely blurred. Frustrates me as I am a reader of books daily. But off to eye specialist today.

That is a good thing about seeing an eye doctor. Can you see things far away but not close? At 47 you are a young man. You don't need this.

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Re: Going blind
« Reply #16 on: June 26, 2017, 07:31:08 PM »

 completely blurred.

It can be a side effect of some medications.
Do not forget to bring to your doctor a list of your meds and any supplements you take with dosages.

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Re: Going blind
« Reply #17 on: June 26, 2017, 07:41:28 PM »

 completely blurred.

It can be a side effect of some medications.
Do not forget to bring to your doctor a list of your meds and any supplements you take with dosages.

No meds are taken. I used to take pain killers after the hip replacements but completely drug free for some years. Thankfully, my artificial hip is pain free!


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Re: Going blind
« Reply #18 on: June 26, 2017, 07:59:29 PM »
No meds are taken.

I hope it is not a neurological problem related to your multiple traumas in sport....

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Re: Going blind
« Reply #19 on: June 26, 2017, 11:17:05 PM »
No meds are taken.

I hope it is not a neurological problem related to your multiple traumas in sport....

I hope not too. Plenty of rugby injuries in playing days.


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Re: Going blind
« Reply #20 on: June 27, 2017, 06:50:10 AM »
How often do upsidedownians go to the optician for a check up?

Are you as scared of opticians as I am of dentists?

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Re: Going blind
« Reply #21 on: June 27, 2017, 08:27:02 AM »
How often do upsidedownians go to the optician for a check up?

Are you as scared of opticians as I am of dentists?

I do like how you refer to Australians as upsidedownians! No, not scared of anything which can make health better.

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Re: Going blind
« Reply #22 on: June 27, 2017, 08:59:51 AM »
Is it true you dial 666 for the Australian Emergency Services?
O pointy birds, o pointy pointy, Anoint my head, anointy-nointy.

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Re: Going blind
« Reply #23 on: June 27, 2017, 11:50:29 AM »
So, how did you get on today?

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Re: Going blind
« Reply #24 on: June 27, 2017, 06:29:10 PM »
I hope the eye doctor can help to restore your vision.  Blurred vision can be a major hindrance on the daily life activities.  I got a serious eye infection in one eye over ten years ago and the eye doctor told me that I could lose my vision completely in the eye.  I took medication and eye drops and the infection eventually subsided, but it did leave some scarring.  It happened to the eye with the better vision before the infection.  I was extremely photophobic because of the infection inside the eye.

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Re: Going blind
« Reply #25 on: June 27, 2017, 10:33:43 PM »
So, how did you get on today?

New glasses have worked a treat. Thank you for your concern mate.

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Re: Going blind
« Reply #26 on: June 27, 2017, 10:37:10 PM »
Is it true you dial 666 for the Australian Emergency Services?

Ste, it is 000

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Re: Going blind
« Reply #27 on: June 27, 2017, 11:26:54 PM »
So, all that was needed was new specs?

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Re: Going blind
« Reply #28 on: June 28, 2017, 02:37:26 AM »
So, all that was needed was new specs?

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Re: Going blind
« Reply #29 on: June 30, 2017, 10:12:49 AM »
Is it true you dial 666 for the Australian Emergency Services?

Ste, it is 000

I'm glad to hear that things are looking up.

With bad hips and eyes, I was afraid we were going
to have to take you out behind the barn and shoot you!
Spared a bullet there.  ;D