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I was just told that I have a tumor behind my left retina. It can be removed with laser & 'sucking' it out with a needle. Ummmm.... NO...no needles are going in MY eyeball.... lol I was wondering if anyone has had this & what your experience was. When I was told about the procedure, being put to sleep wasn't mentioned as an option. I can't even imagine.....
A needle inserted in the eye!!!! I just don't think I can do it.
Anyone else out there???? Help!!!!!
Posted on 04/06/11, 09:10 pm
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Reply #1 - 04/08/11  5:19pm
" I had eye surgery several times and they numb your eye up so that you can't feel a thing and they will give you some kind of iv tranquillizer so you are not out of your mind with anxiety. "
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Reply #2 - 04/08/11  11:53pm
" Thanks... can't imagine getting a needle stuck in the eye without freaking out...lol "

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