Eye op for Laurel Steinbeck.

User_Removed 17 2.8k 11 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2011 11:00PM
Well guys, the time has come for me to have an Evisceration on my blind left eye.
If you don't know what that is, google it but please don't if you don't like yucky photo.
Basically, I'm having the front of my left eye removed and a false eye fitted. (I did ask for one of those Lizzard ones but they said NO!)

So another reason apart from my recent car accident, for me not to take photographs for a little while.

I asked for my own parking space at Addenbrookes hospital as I'm spending so much time there at the moment but I hope this and the injuries suffered from the recent accident will be it for a while and after a couple more months rest, I can get my camera out again and point it at something worth shooting and with that in mind, I have decided to leave the cameras in the bag until February 2012 at which point I would have given myself a good long rest and will hopefully, although not 100%, in a better position and on my way to enjoying photography again.

So, this op will go ahead at noon Wednesday 23rd November. Wish me luck.

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Jestertheclown 11 8.0k 252 England
19 Nov 2011 11:10PM
I wish you all the luck in the world Steinbeck.

Be sure to keep us posted.

StrayCat 15 19.1k 3 Canada
19 Nov 2011 11:17PM
All the best Gerry, my wife had 2 eye surgeries this year.
janeez 11 1.8k 8 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2011 11:19PM
You've certainly had an eventful year Gerry. Wishing you well for your op and how goes the recovery from your car accident?

User_Removed 17 2.8k 11 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2011 11:29PM
Thanks a lot guys. Nice to get your good wishes. I really appreciate it.

Hi Jane. The recovery is slow, painful, frustrating but going in the right direction. There's a long way to go but in the short time since the accident, the hospital are pleased with the rate of recovery.......plus, I can now do my shoes up. (In a fashion?) Thanks for asking. Wink
MikeRC 14 3.6k United Kingdom
19 Nov 2011 11:36PM
...all the best Gerry...be lucky.
User_Removed 17 2.8k 11 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2011 11:42PM
Cheers Mike. I've been lucky up to now. Wink
strawman 16 22.1k 16 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2011 11:46PM
I wish you a speedy recovery.

Good luck John
Gaucho 18 2.8k 2 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2011 11:51PM
Good luck Gerry. I'm sure it will all go smoothly and don't forget to keep us posted.

pluffy 13 167 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2011 11:59PM
Good luck and a speedy recovery.
User_Removed 17 2.8k 11 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2011 12:10AM
Thanks guys and yes, I'll keep you posted. Smile
nimmo47 11 6 England
20 Nov 2011 8:13AM
Good luck I hope all goes well.
Graysta 14 1.1k England
20 Nov 2011 8:58AM
Hope everyday is a step forward.
A speedy recovery but more important is a quality recovery.
MrGoatsmilk 11 1.5k England
20 Nov 2011 9:01AM
Fingrers crossed for you mate hope all goes well.
Coleslaw 14 13.4k 28 Wales
20 Nov 2011 9:04AM
good luck mate!

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