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Re: set date for eye weight! ;D
« Reply #15 on: June 04, 2007, 10:46:07 am »
When is the date Joe?  I'll be cheering you on!!!!! :)

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Re: set date for eye weight! ;D
« Reply #16 on: June 04, 2007, 12:00:02 pm »
This Friday --- June 8th ! 8)
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Re: set date for eye weight! ;D
« Reply #17 on: June 04, 2007, 02:15:52 pm »
Good Luck Joe and Nancy on the eye weights. Since I got my titanium weight I rarely use eye drops. My job is inside and I never have to use drops. When I'm outside I use Moisture control sunglasses or the clear patch and never have a problem. When I had my eye surgery the Dr said I wouldn't need eye drops anymore and for the most part he was right. I might feel a little discomfort twice a week and may use drops for a precaution but I really don't have to use it. I still can't blink my eye but it will close when I sleep. I'm so glad I went with the titanium weight, much lighter and less noticable.

Ellis
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Ellis- Age 50- Mississippi
3.2 cm AN Translab w/ BAHA Surgery
@ House Ear Clinic - LA - 01/04/07    Dr. Brackmann, Dr. Hilselberger, Dr. Stefan
Platinum weight in right eye-Dr. Roberts
Right side facial paralysis (slowly getting movements)

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Re: set date for eye weight! ;D
« Reply #18 on: June 05, 2007, 10:14:23 am »
Hi Ellis:  Titanium is suppose to be really lightweight (I/& I'm sure alot of we's) have it in our heads as a mesh, screws, etc (now I literally may have a screw loose !!).  Anyway, I'd think that if they used titanium for your eye weight it'd have to be larger looking to accomodate the weight needed ?  And you say it looks okay ?  What happened to the platinum - didn't you have platinum at one time?   Nancy
2.2cm length x 1.7cm width x 1.3cm  depth
retrosigmoid 6/19/06
Gold weight 7/19/06, removed 3/07
lateral tarsel strip X3
T3 procedure 11/20/07
1.6 Gm platinum weight 7/10/08
lateral canthal sling 11/14/08
Jones tube insert right inner eye 2/27/09
right facial paralysis
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Re: set date for eye weight! ;D
« Reply #19 on: June 05, 2007, 10:24:03 am »
Morning Nancy,

I was having a BAD AN day! My eye weight is platinum, it's my BAHA screw in my head that is titanium. I'm so full of metal I forget where it's all located at.  But the platinum eye weight is very thin.

Ellis
Ellis- Age 50- Mississippi
3.2 cm AN Translab w/ BAHA Surgery
@ House Ear Clinic - LA - 01/04/07    Dr. Brackmann, Dr. Hilselberger, Dr. Stefan
Platinum weight in right eye-Dr. Roberts
Right side facial paralysis (slowly getting movements)

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Re: set date for eye weight! ;D
« Reply #20 on: June 05, 2007, 10:32:16 am »
Well Ellis,  looks like I'm not alone with the bad AN days, huh ?    Hope things start looking up for you (&me).
All the best,  Nancy  ps:  You did make me laugh re: " all the metal "....
2.2cm length x 1.7cm width x 1.3cm  depth
retrosigmoid 6/19/06
Gold weight 7/19/06, removed 3/07
lateral tarsel strip X3
T3 procedure 11/20/07
1.6 Gm platinum weight 7/10/08
lateral canthal sling 11/14/08
Jones tube insert right inner eye 2/27/09
right facial paralysis
good to go.

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Re: set date for eye weight! ;D
« Reply #21 on: June 11, 2007, 01:45:06 pm »
Hey Joef:  Hope all went well with your eye weight.  Remember, 'ice packs, ice packs, ice packs'.....   Best wishes, Nancy
2.2cm length x 1.7cm width x 1.3cm  depth
retrosigmoid 6/19/06
Gold weight 7/19/06, removed 3/07
lateral tarsel strip X3
T3 procedure 11/20/07
1.6 Gm platinum weight 7/10/08
lateral canthal sling 11/14/08
Jones tube insert right inner eye 2/27/09
right facial paralysis
good to go.

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Re: set date for eye weight! ;D
« Reply #22 on: June 11, 2007, 01:47:20 pm »
I'm back .. an 1.6 grams of gold richer!  ;) and more metal in my head --- so far the eye is swelling and a little tender ... it almost waters to much! .. but I noticed on the way in to work today I was not as blinded by the morning sun ... YAY~
4 cm AN/w BAHA Surgery @House Ear Clinic 08/09/05
Dr. Brackmann, Dr. Hitselberger, Dr. Stefan and Dr. Joni Doherty
1.7 Gram Gold Eye weight surgery on 6/8/07 Milford,CT Hospital

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Re: set date for eye weight! ;D
« Reply #23 on: June 11, 2007, 01:49:11 pm »
Did the ice packs keep the swelling down I assume?
4 cm AN/w BAHA Surgery @House Ear Clinic 08/09/05
Dr. Brackmann, Dr. Hitselberger, Dr. Stefan and Dr. Joni Doherty
1.7 Gram Gold Eye weight surgery on 6/8/07 Milford,CT Hospital

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« Reply #24 on: June 11, 2007, 01:52:28 pm »
Absolutely - even after 24 hours - when I had the weight removed +re- tighten my lower lid in March, I needed the ice for about 4-5 days !    I called the doc to see if he ever wanted me to use warm packs, "Absolutely not!"    You'll be so happy with the results Joe, give it time.    Nancy
2.2cm length x 1.7cm width x 1.3cm  depth
retrosigmoid 6/19/06
Gold weight 7/19/06, removed 3/07
lateral tarsel strip X3
T3 procedure 11/20/07
1.6 Gm platinum weight 7/10/08
lateral canthal sling 11/14/08
Jones tube insert right inner eye 2/27/09
right facial paralysis
good to go.

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Re: set date for eye weight! ;D
« Reply #25 on: June 11, 2007, 02:24:24 pm »
Joef,

Great to hear you got your eye weight. Like Nancy said stay with the ice packs, it will keep down the swelling and help with the brusing.

Ellis
Ellis- Age 50- Mississippi
3.2 cm AN Translab w/ BAHA Surgery
@ House Ear Clinic - LA - 01/04/07    Dr. Brackmann, Dr. Hilselberger, Dr. Stefan
Platinum weight in right eye-Dr. Roberts
Right side facial paralysis (slowly getting movements)

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Re: set date for eye weight! ;D
« Reply #26 on: June 11, 2007, 04:18:04 pm »
Hello Joef,

I'm glad for you. I know when I had mine placed it really helped alot
eve

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Re: set date for eye weight! ;D
« Reply #27 on: June 22, 2007, 10:32:01 am »
Its been a couple weeks now ... and I am happy with it .. glad I did it ..  but I did think it would be better... still using a lot of drops.. but I will say it between the drops it does feel more like "normal" .. and I still assume it will get better with more time....
4 cm AN/w BAHA Surgery @House Ear Clinic 08/09/05
Dr. Brackmann, Dr. Hitselberger, Dr. Stefan and Dr. Joni Doherty
1.7 Gram Gold Eye weight surgery on 6/8/07 Milford,CT Hospital

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Re: set date for eye weight! ;D
« Reply #28 on: July 28, 2007, 03:07:51 pm »
Hi Joe:  Just wondering how you're liking the eye weight.   Take care,  Nancy
2.2cm length x 1.7cm width x 1.3cm  depth
retrosigmoid 6/19/06
Gold weight 7/19/06, removed 3/07
lateral tarsel strip X3
T3 procedure 11/20/07
1.6 Gm platinum weight 7/10/08
lateral canthal sling 11/14/08
Jones tube insert right inner eye 2/27/09
right facial paralysis
good to go.

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Re: set date for eye weight! ;D
« Reply #29 on: July 30, 2007, 10:00:29 am »

Good! ... I still get the odd bad day .. (where I need lots of drops) .. but I does feel better on most days...
4 cm AN/w BAHA Surgery @House Ear Clinic 08/09/05
Dr. Brackmann, Dr. Hitselberger, Dr. Stefan and Dr. Joni Doherty
1.7 Gram Gold Eye weight surgery on 6/8/07 Milford,CT Hospital

 


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