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So, after years of saving up for ICL surgery, it's all finally starting to happen tonight! I've had a lot of emotional moments over the last few weeks which is why I've been very quiet, but to be honest, even though I'm very informed and I want to do this surgery, I'm still very scared about the results, and have been trying my best to not put myself in a position where I have to talk about it cause it brings up my nerves. I know I'll be fine after the surgery anxiety wise cause I'll know the results.

Anyways, tonight I have a pre-op treatment where they laser 2 holes in each of my cornea to relieve the pressure in my eye due to the implant so I don't get "secondary Glaucoma". I'll be leaving work early to go to that, and we'll hand in all the scary paperwork with my informed consent. Tomorrow morning I'll go in for the surgery on my right eye first, then just before lunch, my left.

I you want to see a video of the procedure I'm doing, here's a Youtube video- it's an 8 minute video  [link] (Warning- this IS a surgical procedure so there is needles and incisions involved)

Afterwards I get some clear goggles to protect my eyes from me touching them, and the next day I'll get the thumbs up to if I'm legal to drive. We'll see how fast my eyes adjust then to if I go back to work on Thursday or Friday.

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So... yeah- I'm not sure how long it'll be before I can comfortably draw again. People are over optimistic on how fast I'll heal I think. The wound they make are all fast healing, and the immediate incisions all close immediately. my brain readjusting can take up to 2 weeks so we'll see how that goes. MY glasses change the shape of the world so I don't know how that is going to translate immediately for my art, or if my crosseyedness will fix its self like the surgeons are hoping. My specialist says that my eyes are fighting to not be crosseyed, but sometimes I worry that it's my imagination doing all the work, cause it hurts a lot to straighten them. *sighs*

What ever the outcome is, (aside from glaucoma or some other named issue I could get) it's going to be a MAJOR improvement for me and I'll be over the moon with any result I get. I look forward to post surgery eyesight, but right now? I could use a time travelling machine to get the spoilers :( That might help all the tension issues I'm having waiting for it all to happen XD
  • Mood: Anxious
  • Watching: Steven Universe

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vasglorious Featured By Owner May 18, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday, Arkillian!  Airborne Have your cake and eat it too Airborne 
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birthdays Featured By Owner May 18, 2015
:woohoo: :party: :iconcakelickplz: !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! :iconcakelickplz: :party: :woohoo:

It's May 18th which means it's that time of the year again and your special day is here! We hope you have an awesome day with lots of birthday fun, gifts, happiness and most definitely, lots of cake! Here's to another year!

Many well wishes and love from your friendly birthdays team :love:

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nekocrouton Featured By Owner May 18, 2015
Ahh, Happy Birthday Arki! :heart:  I hope you had a really nice day! :D
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Jasperinity Featured By Owner May 18, 2015
Happy birthday! :D
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Arkillian Featured By Owner May 18, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you la in love 
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Jasperinity Featured By Owner May 22, 2015
You're welcome! x3
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HiroHamada Featured By Owner May 18, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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Arkillian Featured By Owner May 18, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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REIdepenguin Featured By Owner May 18, 2015  Student General Artist
Hap
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lintu47 Featured By Owner May 18, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
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gymnosophist Featured By Owner May 17, 2015  Professional Writer

:D:D B-Day! :party: Hope you have a fun one & that this year will be your best yet... :heart:

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Super thanks for your comments, have a super-extra wonderful day !
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Arkillian Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No problem ^^
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NickSutphin Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Artist
Thanks for the Favorite! The support is really appreciated! 
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Arkillian Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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Potarasayian22 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015
You gotta make more kyle x carol art it's amazing
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Arkillian Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you ^^ I will at some point soon. I'm just taking a small break from Green Lantern for now after hearing that DC have axed 3 of the GL titles T.T I'm waiting to see if they're gone for good, or if DC reboot them in new titles. They're doing the Convergence crisis so they might chuck Kyle and Carol in a 90s universe, or something. I don't know. I'm using it as a break from all the constant crisis's they've been having. I've needed it for some time T.T
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mattcrossley Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you for the watch :D
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Marcus-Pechan Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014   General Artist
Thanks for the fave!
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