Nora- doing well at home. gained good weight here since her discharge. unfortunately, her eyes are worse than last check and she might need laser eye surgery--if her eyes get even a little bit worse, she'll need surgery to prevent blindness. She has another eye exam next week and we'll know more then.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Not out of the woods yet...
Ryan's still on the ventilator. He required a lot more help from the ventilator today--probably b/c all the fluid he got in the OR is now moving elsewhere, like into his lungs. They gave him 3 doses of diuretics, which seemed to help and they were able to back off the ventilator settings a bit. Today was all about rest--they were pretty liberal with the pain meds - just allowing him to recuperate. Today, he acted like anyone would on lots of meds--he was pretty groggy, but responded to my voice by turning his head--he opened his eyes a bit for a while before going back to sleep. Tomorrow will be a day where they start to push him a little more and ask him to start working a little harder. His eye exam on Monday showed some improvement, but not resolution of the ROP.