Post

I Had a Corneal Transplant

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 24 People

    Windows of My Soul (Corneal Transplant)

    It's been said that the eyes are the windows of the soul.  Have you ever gazed into someone's eyes and instantly knew something about that person?  What would we do without eyes?  But for many who suffer from a corneal disease, looking out of our optical portal isn...
    Ms57Classic Ms57Classic 51-55, F 5 Responses Mar 27, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Had A Corneal Transplant

    Hi there, At age 23, i noticed the vision in my right eye was blurry, so  i made an appointment with an optometrist.  He indicated I had a lazy right  eye, and prescribed glasses.  However, I didn't see any better with the glasses.   While on...
    latijera2010 latijera2010 46-50 2 Responses Nov 25, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Going Blind

               I was initial told that I had a cataract. I was 51 years old and did not believe that could be true. I found another doctor who discovered that I have Fuchs' Dystrophy and was going blind in my right eye. My left eye would probably be affected at some point...
    battwoman battwoman 51-55 Jan 15, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I am having a corneal transplant next week due

    to severe scarring from HSV infections in my eye (herpetic stromal keratitis). I have started a blog to chronicle the experience and it can be found at respecttheeyes.blogspot.com. Please feel free to keep up with my experience here.
    Shenady Shenady 46-50, F Jun 24

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Far Too Young

    When i was born my eyes were already those of a sixty year old. when i was three my parents were told i would be blind by the time i was eighteen. really the doctors were right. my eyes were a steady 20/200 from the time i was about twelve. though i constantly shocked the...
    ash11me ash11me 18-21 Nov 4, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

      I received a kidney transplant from my lovely sister 14 years ago bit now it has failed and I am on dialysis which really knocks the stuffing out of me ,I have no energy and...
    simbakins1 simbakins1 61-65, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi guys. I'm 22 years old. The History with my girlfriend and I: We dated briefly in high school before she went off to college. She's a girl who is well kept and doesn't look...
    daveR80 daveR80 22-25, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really need to tell this story without revealing who I am. Thank you for reading if you are and thank you ep for letting me let it all out. It's a long story and I really can't...
    seabird9 seabird9 16-17, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sex with my H has changed. Last year when he was injured he had no interest. I wanted him desired him and was turned down many many times. When my affair first began it never...
    Differentforever Differentforever 46-50, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So last night I went to bed, and as most people do, I had a dream. I knew that it was a dream the instant it began, it took place in a small fictional park, the local park where I...
    NobodyUsedThisUsernameYet NobodyUsedThisUsernameYet 22-25, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So a couple of days ago I went to bed, and as most people do, I had a dream. I knew that it was a dream the instant it began. It took place in a small fictional park, my towns...
    NobodyUsedThisUsernameYet NobodyUsedThisUsernameYet 22-25, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When I was younger, like 3, I had a babysitter that I really liked. I also had a little piggy bank sitting on the fireplace, and I also really liked it. My grand parents used to...
    HAH37 HAH37 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It is so refreshing to read that I'm not completely losing my marbles. Having had the dreaded Glandular Fever three years ago I've regularly spent time on google trying to figure...
    Skpw Skpw 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had a big glass mug. It was designed, I suppose, to be a beer stein. I don’t know. It was very nice. It has ducks in flight along the sides. It held about 16 ounces of liquid...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 41-45, M 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had an abortion Yesterday. And I've been crying since I left the office around 1:00 pm yesterday, til now. Another day at 3:50 pm.I would say I was forced to get a abortion by my...
    jassypopout jassypopout 18-21, F 10 Responses 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wish I had friends who are more loyal to me, more thoughtful, more genuine. Right now I have friends that treat me like I don't exist sometimes.
    Ennevi Ennevi 18-21, F 4 Responses 23 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Having 'nightmares' is the norm for me. I'm so used to having them that anything that isn't out of the 'Saw' series scares me. I've always though that I was normal, you know? I...
    baconette baconette 18-21 1 Response 23 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i was really excited for my birthday because i was a bit depressed and I thought that my birthday would cheer me up. I planned a big party but my parents cancelled it because of no...
    nessabefab nessabefab 13-15, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My mom raised my sister and me with loving discipline that included spanking. They didn't have to happen too often, but when needed they were quite formal - pants down, over her...
    Momspanked Momspanked 51-55, M 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just returned from the salon where I had a pedicure and a manicure. It is so relaxing and wonderful to be pampered that way and my hands and feet feel so soft. Of course she...
    Diane60CD Diane60CD 66-70, M 18 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am almost 22 years old I'm a single mother , I have two children from different fathers, I recently slept with my oldest child's father one time & the condom had come off, I just...
    Ddeeanna Ddeeanna 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had over $50 in savings to get my hair done.........my dad stole over $30 dollars from me to pay for cigarettes and gas.I love my dad but he needs to stop taking my money just a...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had over $50 in savings to get my hair done.........my dad stole over $30 dollars from me to pay for cigarettes and gas.I love my dad but he needs to stop taking my money just a...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had over $50 in savings to get my hair done.........my dad stole over $30 dollars from me to pay for cigarettes and gas.I love my dad but he needs to stop taking my money just a...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had over $50 in savings to get my hair done.........my dad stole over $30 dollars from me to pay for cigarettes and gas.I love my dad but he needs to stop taking my money just a...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When I was 5 my mother started me off on the nudism path, everyday I'd be naked inside the house with my mom, she was mid 20s and hot, my friends used to love coming to my house as...
    Pat1843 Pat1843 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I have a guy friend. I used to like him and he used to like me, but we mutually agreed that we just wanted to be friends. Our relationship kinda looks weird to other people...
    nkem2916 nkem2916 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I lost my Dad when I was four so yea....I have a had a lot of time to think about his death, fathers, him and well, everything. I was four and although I was in the room right...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    DOG BITE (the story), This is a story about events that took place during 6 days in a row last year (2013), on the last week of November. It was one of the most bizarre...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    DOG BITE (the story), This is a story about events that took place during 6 days in a row last year (2013), on the last week of November. It was one of the most bizarre...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had a dream about it last night again. It wasn't a psych ward but it was a residential treatment facility. I lived in a small house with five other girls. I was there at...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F Aug 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's been a long time since my best friend and I had ended our friendship. She was the most caring person that I know and the most crazy of all. Everyday we chat, talk to each...
    Guin2ne1 Guin2ne1 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Good afternoon!! I am new here and I'm in need of some support right now. My husband and i have been married for 3 years and together for 4 years. I have never been done so wrong...
    trinmir trinmir 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had a great day today. My first day of teaching since before summer vacation. It was great to see my students again. We had the usual small talk about what they had been doing...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Aug 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel an intense need to get a lot off of my shoulders. I've made a huge mistake. I think it's therapeutic to talk. I am 23 years old. I've been married for 2 years. I married my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Aug 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Everything was fine. I just got into the car and me and my dad were driving somewhere and I was completely normal and content. But like every other time my dad finds a way to drive...
    xxSashaxx xxSashaxx 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A few friends and I went out for a meal 3 years ago. One of the guys Steve is a very hard drinker - he drinks practically every day to the point of being drunk. His whole life...
    andyp3136 andyp3136 51-55 2 Responses Aug 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think this is being caused by medication I have started taking (and will have to take long term) my dreams are becoming more and more vivid! Last night I woke up at 1.30 am and...
    Ladybuddha1 Ladybuddha1 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Growing up my parents were strict about appearance. Hair had to be cut and combed. I usually had to wear polo or button down shirts, nice jeans or dress pants, shoes and socks. I...
    bassman21 bassman21 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A couple of days had passed since the first time my brother and I had played with each other. Once again we had been in the paddling pool again (like I said before, it was a hot...
    Goodgirlgonebad17 Goodgirlgonebad17 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This happened when I was in 7th or 8th grade. The first experience I had, I was watching cartoons, right about to go to bed, so I turned off the tv. A few seconds after I shut off...
    Costilla Costilla 18-21, M Aug 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I call him the "thigh grabber". On the way to the restaurant, he couldn't keep his eyes on the road. Unwisely, I had worn a dress. He thought everything I said was so funny that...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I started high school a handful of days ago and one morning I was just out of it. I didn't even look at what I was grabbing from my closet. I chose an "I Am Y" t-shirt (from the...
    piecestothepuzzles piecestothepuzzles 13-15, F Aug 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    About ten years ago, I was a pretty hardcore mountain biker... I started out as a roadie up in the New England area, but when we moved to Georgia, I discovered fat tire cycling...
    bloobie4 bloobie4 46-50 3 Responses Sep 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I never had any brothers or sisters to play with. I was always alone in my room playing. I wish I had a childhood. My parents didn't even buy me any nice toys..they'd buy me like...
    anathefluffycat anathefluffycat 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    August 18,2014 was a gift and a curse. I was 36 weeks at the time and had a pretty normal pregnancy. Everything was fine. I had my baby shower I had been decorating my baby boys...
    Mzerambo Mzerambo 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    First of all, I would like to say hello to everyone reading this comment and thankyou in advance for any advise/support that you may give me. (long read) My first miscarriage...
    pandapoop16 pandapoop16 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 4

    Your Response

    Cancel