"Retinal Vein Occulsion"
About: Royal Bolton Hospital Royal Bolton Hospital Bolton BL4 0JR
Posted by Peter German
Well done to the surgeon and team. After rupturing a vein at the back of my left eye' (Retinal Vein Occulsion) I visited Bolton Eye Hospital on the 24th of February for an Dexametasone (Ozurdex ) Implant. The treatment as an outpatient was swift, reassuring,and above all pain free. The implant, about the third of the size of a matchstick, floats about at the back of the eye, giving no pain or effect on vision and is reducing in size as time goes on. On the 24th of March I visited the Eye unit for laser treatment, to clear up the blood left over from the rupture. After treatment ,my vision was blurred for a few hours but I had no pain. My last visit for a check up was on the 28th of April. My vision had been raised from 20 percent up to 80 percent. I am now looking forward to going for a new pair of glasses. Bolton is indeed fortunate to have such a cracking eye unit.