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It sounds like you may have had an angle closure glaucoma attack back during your active duty days.....
I would expect that you no longer have the pain since your would have been treated to prevent any angle closure attacks at this point. Also you are the correct medicines for glaucoma at this point.
Does this make sense to you?
So you are saiding i had a glaucoma attack while on the flight line, because i was not giving any medicae why in Viet Nam, and the the time that i had an
It is very difficult to tell exactly what went on over 4 decades ago but, from what how you said you felt, what you remember the doctor saying and what you remember the nurses doing it is possible that is what happened. The treatment today, of course, would be much different and since I was only a teenager back then I don't know what the state of the art treatment for an angle closure glaucoma attack was in the 70's....although I would think it would have been a surgical iridotomy. Perhaps there was no eye surgeon available where you were at the time.
other attact was when i was in korea. my fist sgt had his driver take me to the hosp in Soul where i had to wailt for a dr gave me a shot in my right eye and say that he would make sure that it would be in my med record, because the army lost my record why in viet nam..