...in my right eye! Last Wednesday my eye was red and irritated. Thursday it was worse. Friday I decided to change my contacts and put a brand new pair in. I was hoping that my eyes would feel better but they didn't. I should've changed them on New Year's but I didn't. I would've cleaned them more frequently if I knew what was coming. I could've done without the drama over the last couple days. Should've, would've, could've, right?
Anyway, I called my ophthamologist and they said that they could see me...in 45 mins. Sigh. I had to cut my visit short with Sophia and off I went. I'm in the chair at the dr.'s office and she asked me to read the BIG letters on the first line. I couldn't. She examined my eye and told me that my vision was diminishing in my right eye AND that I had four ulcers AND I had to wear glasses for a week. I literally laughed out loud! I don't trust myself in the house with glasses let alone behind the wheel! My depth perception is WAY off in my glasses. Jeremiah graciously drove me around all weekend while I wore my glasses.
The ulcers were uncomfortable but the eye drops were unbearable. I had/have to use some eye drops, that sting really bad mind you, for about a week. I went for a follow up appt yesterday and I'm down to one ulcer AND I could read the big letters on the first line. My vision has been restored! By the end of the week I should be back to normal.
The truth is that I am too tired and exhausted to deal with my contacts. So I just leave them in and change the pair once a month. At least I change them out. I'll try to be more diligent in cleaning my contacts in a more timely manner.