In Aug. 1994 after not being able to see clearly in my right eye I went to the acute care clinic at UCSF at the time it was discovered I had ESRD and would have to go on Dialysis. During the next few weeks my vision started to declined ( I was waiting for an appointment w/optomology) I started having neck pain, headaches, nausea, and vomiting. Finally I get may appointment and as soon as the Dr looked in my eye she saw the damage to my optic nervres and she felt like it was PTC . The next day or two I was at the neurologist for a an LP for the diagnosis my pressure was so high it did not even register. This was my first relief in weeks when some of the spinal fluid is drained off. A week later I meet the Dr. Who save my life. An Optomologist who would preform an optical sheth finastaion (I know that not spelled right..but that how it sounds) on my right eye and 3 months later my left. Basically he made a slit behind my eye so that the spinal fluid would drain back into my body. And that was it! my pressure has never gone back up all the pain stopped. I did loose a significant amount of my eye sight. I was cured! I've never meet or heard of anyone else having this procedure. And ppl seem to suffer with symptoms for so long. Oh and I as on Diamox after the diagnosis (one of the worst experiences of my life-uggggggh). Anyone else heard of this procedure?
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