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Re: NOW glasses

Ceres - I'll put you on my list.  I have a cousin w/ macular degeneration, hope that's not what you're facing.  I'v been legally blind since I was 7 or 8 (uncorrected) so I can appreciate what the loss of sight means....


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Kitty Morrissy" <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sun, 22 Dec 2002 17:16:20 -0500

>Sounds quite serious; hopefully new developments in treatments will occur
>before your situation progresses.  Someday, a long way into the future I
>might consider the laser surgery, but it's not necessary for me as yet and
>no one can tell me that my eyes won't change again 10-15 yrs after the
>surgery, warranting additional procedures.  Our eyesight is precious.
>> [Original Message]
>> From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Date: 12/22/2002 11:15:58 AM
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] NOW glasses
>> In a message dated 12/22/02 1:51:22 PM, kmrsy@earthlink.net writes:
>> <<  I asked for the gas permeable (GP)
>> because they were smaller than the soft lenses (SL, even though they are
>> supposed to be more difficult to get used to. >>
>> Kitty, when I started wearing contacts only hard lens were available. 
>> switching to GP I did ask about going to SL because of extended wear &
>> to care for but my dr/surgeon advised me I would not be happy because the 
>> vision is not as sharp with SL.  He always tells me long time contact
>> are tough people and he would never want to bother with them.  I would
>> like to have the laser treatment but my correction is not treatable with 
>> such.  Of course, that is big $$ not covered by insurance, too.  I now
>have 3 
>> eye diseases, none of which I can tell yet, so it is a wait to see what 
>> developes.
>>     Ceres
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