Is this my virtual Retina Doc? It is Rich with CSR, buckle, DMD, recent cataract
Anyway, Dr Rick ... I am 20/70- OD post cataract and was 20/400 pre-op. OS is 20/200. But OS has a few RBCs today. In 2000, I had neo-vascularization in the eye (secondary to long standing CSR) and was treated then with laser to the macula which destroyed my central vision. So I have a hx of left eye bleeding, and occasional RBCs showing up and then dissipate. However, now retin adoc is talking about Avastin and I am thinking it may be from diet, specifically taking turmeric daily for general anti-inflammation and it is a blood thinner, it seems, so I will stop turmeric and whatever sugars I can and see results by next Thursday's visit at which time I am having central fields taken. You threw me off as I posted this on the homeopathy site. Meanwhile, all worked out well with cataract....really well, and IOP which was in the 30s for 6 weeks is now 18. Hope that you are well.
Thanks Dr Rick ! Question about Avastin: If I have an injection (next week), could the post-op interfere with a SCUBA vacation 2 weeks later ? Or is it a limited event with no post-op stuff besides the usual one or two day maybes? Thanks, Rich (gonna stop daily turmeric anyway until next visit in 10 days)