July 5, 2012
Tonsillectomy and More
(I am quite proud of this feat of medical scheduling!)
Bertrand is still sleeping off the anesthesia, but initial reports indicate that everything went well. He will be monitored inpatient overnight as a precaution after the surgery.
Discussions with all 3 doctors were interesting. Bertrand's teeth looked really good and his molars were sealed, as we expected/desired. His eyes were another story. While we've been aggressive with lubrication, the corneal scarring is creeping up over the pupil. Bertrand could go blind.
We will commence a steroid protocol for his eyes to help reduce the inflammation and (hopefully) the scarring. We will also redouble our eye lubrication efforts.