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    Default Re: First light after cataract surgery



    That is very good news Don. It is wonderful that things are working so well now.
    I'm looking forward to that Improvement in the future myself. At this point I have to check the atlas to verify if I am actually looking at a double star. I still have one good eye though.
    It IS encouraging to hear your report. My luck will probably be that I'll have 6 months of clouds after my upgrade is done. :-)
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    Default Re: First light after cataract surgery

    Congratulations, Don! That is great news! Welcome back to the good stuff.
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    Default Re: First light after cataract surgery

    Thank you all for the nice comments. I have worn glasses since I was 14, mostly due to astigmatism. To be able to see clearly without them now is fantastic. Colors are so much brighter. I didn't realize I was essentially looking through a yellow filter.

    Mark and UlteriorModem -- The operation is a piece of cake. I was there at 6:00AM and home by 8:30.

    Other Don -- I live a few blocks from CSUF. I can remember when it was some trailers surrounded by an orange grove.

    The sky is clear again. I think I'll get the scope out.

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    Default Re: First light after cataract surgery

    Good for you Don! I have astigmatisms in both eyes but luckily for me at the moment my vision is pretty decent. Not being able to view the skies would be terrible so, I’m glad to hear the surgery went well for you . Did the surgery prompt endless nights of cloudy skies?

    Clear skies my friend
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    Default Re: First light after cataract surgery

    Congratulations Don, very happy for you. I know how much those close to me enjoyed the "2nd sight" and hope it is the same for you!
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    Default Re: First light after cataract surgery

    Congrats on the successful surgery. Did your sight get bad cuz of telescoping? Does it affect sight? I've had sime headaches lately, some said it might be from high blood pressure inside my eye...
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    Default Re: First light after cataract surgery

    That is great news Don.
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    Congrats on the successful surgery and welcome back to stargazing!
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    Very good to hear and thanks for sharing!
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    Default Re: First light after cataract surgery

    Quote Originally Posted by milanpicard View Post
    Congrats on the successful surgery. Did your sight get bad cuz of telescoping? Does it affect sight? I've had sime headaches lately, some said it might be from high blood pressure inside my eye...
    I don't think using a telescope has medical consequences. Anyone have contrary news?
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