Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Another Eye Exam

I can hardly see to write this, what with my eyes dilated and all.

This was my fourth eye exam in a year, though only the second one that included a full comprehensive examination.

Yet another new prescription for eye glass lenses. This will be the fifth one since January 2010. I can only pray that this time I will be able to see.

And all of this because my eye doctor retired! Didn't he know he was supposed to keep working?

It's tough being half blind, I tell you. Expensive too. The cost of these lenses runs in the hundreds.

It'll be worth it if I can only see well again.

Not seeing well has affected me in many ways. Have you noticed I haven't been posting as many pictures? This is why. I can't see well enough to use the camera.

I'm not reading as much because my eyes tire easily. I had wanted to return to creating counted cross stitch pieces but found I simply can't see well enough to do it (this is with my glasses on).  I can't thread the needle.

Hopefully this new doctor and new lenses prescription will do the trick.

6 comments:

  1. Sorry to hear about your frustration with glasses. It's hard to adjust even when the RX is a little bit off. We go to Dr. Jessup in Vinton and our glasses have always worked out fine.

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  2. Oh my, you are having quite a time with your eyes. Hope your new doctor can give you a prescription that works.

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  3. Jeez.... so sorry to hear this. Wonder what the heck is going on with your eyes and why they can't get the prescription correct. What doctor are you seeing anyway?

    Di

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  4. I'm so sorry to hear this. Hopefully things will improve quickly! What are they saying is wrong...or is it just that new doctors can't get things right?

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  5. June - I the the other doctors just can't get it right. I have switched to a different doctor. Hopefully that will help.

    Di - I am not saying online who the doctors were because I am nice, but I just switched to Vistar in hopes of alleviating the problem.

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  6. Sis,

    I hope you get this straightened out. If you can't see it's gonna be hard for you to write this blog which I enjoy reading everyday!!! (Of course on the other hand, you might just be getting OLD!!!!)

    Love ya!
    Diddle

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