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Re: Re: Re: [IP] Re: laser surgery
In a message dated 12/10/97 7:39:36 PM, Sissy wrote:
<<About pain with laser.
The first time I had laser, there was absolutely no pain at all.
The second tome, which was 7 yrs. later, I had a lot of pain.>>
Ever since I shot my mouth off by saying that you can't have laser surgery
without anesthetic, I have been perplexed that some of you responded that you
Now I am wondering how many laser "zaps" you were getting at a sitting? Since
my Retinopathy was very advanced (huge globs of blood and almost no usable
vision), I was getting 60-70 zaps at a sitting. Does this play a factor in
why I HAD to have anesthetic?? Were some of you only getting a couple of zaps
at a time?
I had four of these treatments which held me in check for about six weeks. He
tried a couple more times and then we went on to Vitrectomies.