Monthly Archives: February 2011

Complications with Gold Weight in Eyelid

Well today has been eventful.  Since Saturday my eye has got progressively worse, it went from droopy eyelid to virtually closed-up eyelid and then to Karen “no see” eye!!!  I am 7 weeks post gold weight eyelid surgery and up until now the eyelid was droopy but not swollen.  Suddenly I find myself not able to drive and only able to type on my laptop because I can look “down” at the keyboard.  I managed to get an appointment to see the duty doctor at the hospital and was promptly taken in for the routine eye test to which I objected!  Continue reading

Feeling a little happier about my Facial Palsy today

Well I have been to see my doctor, I really thought she was going to say I was talking nonsense but she was great.  She said she could see what I meant about the dips in my face and she would refer me to a plastic surgeon so they can see what they can do for me.  I feel so much happier now that I know it’s not all in my head, haha.  My lovely husband of course is going to say I look fine but I know that people have started mentioning it so it must be getting more noticeable as I get older. Continue reading