@ClevelandClinic : All clear on the Macular Hole front

*squee*

I had my eye scan, which made my migraine so much worse. Then Dr. Martin read the scan and called me back, again.

Then he read the scan with Rob and I in the room.

Everything is PERFECT!!! 

Well, here’s the run-down:
~ I have 20/20 vision. (Yay!)
~ I do see diagonal lines when looking at the grid, which is a hallmark sign and symptom of macular holes.
~ I have other visual disturbances that cannot be explained by my eye exam.
~ It is believed that I am now having ocular migraines, which are basically migraines where I have visual disturbances without the pain. (Apparently, these are quite common.)
~ I have something called lattice degeneration, which means my retina is thinning at 9 o’clock in my left eye.
~ In a very, very rare number of people this lattice degeneration causes retinal tearing.
~ I do NOT have any retinal holes. (Yay!)
~ I do NOT have any macular holes! (*squee* Double Yay!)

My retina and macula are perfectly healthy. Dr. Martin showed us the images from my scans and how all 4 layers of my eyes are perfect. He said that he isn’t sure why I’m having the visual disturbance with the grid because that’s textbook of retinal issues but there isn’t anything wrong with my eyes right now. I don’t need to go back unless I experience any worsening or new visual disturbances.

So my appointment was nearly 3 hours long, although most of that was waiting, but it was totallyworth it. :-)

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OnyxPanthyr

Yay!!!!! GREAT news, Lizze! 😀

lostandtired

@OnyxPanthyr thank 🙂

JenniferWhynott

Finally some good news for the Lost and Tired family. I am so happy for you guys. Maybe 2013 will be a good year for your family

lostandtired

@JenniferWhynott 2013 is the year we get back on track, including our health. Thanks again. 🙂

hudginsvicky

Congrats on your good news, Lizze!

lostandtired

@hudginsvicky thanks 🙂

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