Category: Ophthalmology

My battle against dry eye: I never thought things would get *this* bad…

Readers might remember that I got nice new frames for my spectacles lately. Of course, the same visit to the optometrist revealed me to have ‘dry eye’, a condition associated with being pregnant, suffering a stroke, and other things (such as having eyes).

Well, in the course of doing some research for this book I’m writing, I have now discovered something bad about dry eye. Something really bad.

Take a look at this extract from Louise L. Hay‘s 1994 classic best-selling book, You Can Heal Your Life

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Not a dry eye left in the house. Apart from mine

It’s from a table of physical health problems that runs on and on over several pages. It’s not just any old list. According to Louise, it’s “the” list.

You can see ‘Dry Eye’ right there, in between Depression and Dysentery. Now, what’s really worrying are the other two entries in the table. Basically, according to Louise L. Hay, the ‘probable cause’ of my having dry eye is as follows:

Angry eyes. Refusing to see with love. Would rather die than forgive. Being spiteful.

You see? I knew I wasn’t pregnant! Continue reading “My battle against dry eye: I never thought things would get *this* bad…”

I like TBUTs and I cannot lie

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Today, I had my head examined. Well, part of my head. Okay then, my eyes. I had an eye test.

The usual results transpired. My macular degeneration continues to degenerate my maculae, and I need to get new lenses. And as you do, I’m also taking the opportunity to get new frames.

Interestingly, I also have ‘dry eye’. According to the leaflet I received, this may be caused by pregnancy. Or stroke. (Some other causes are also mentioned.)

Furthermore, Continue reading “I like TBUTs and I cannot lie”

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