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Old 30 September 2019, 01:41   #21
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Thanks for the well wishes everybodey, it means a lot to me

I will try to keep you peeps updated, one thing that I noticed off the bat was that there isn't any more of this hazy lloking file covering my left eye nor any floaters etc.

This was all cleaned out before they filled the eye with some gase and then sealed things up with a laser.

Also have what they call a buckle around the injury, it's really just a custom rubber band.

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Old 30 September 2019, 03:19   #22
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Old 30 September 2019, 05:39   #23
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Rrrrrrr, I even asked for an OFFICIAL PIRATE EYE PATCH
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Old 30 September 2019, 09:48   #24
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Keep it up mate!
And yeah, aye aye! Your eye being fixed, isn't a reason that you can't demand a pirate eye patch!
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Old 30 September 2019, 14:01   #25
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Why is first thing that comes to my mind Wally B. Feed??

Take care, bud.
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Old 01 October 2019, 22:56   #26
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This was all cleaned out before they filled the eye with some gase and then sealed things up with a laser.
That sounds so metal. They need to invent that camera eye that Garret has in Thief 2 so you can toss it around a corner and see your enemies.
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Old 02 October 2019, 02:43   #27
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That sounds so metal. They need to invent that camera eye that Garret has in Thief 2 so you can toss it around a corner and see your enemies.
Indeed
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Old 02 October 2019, 05:04   #28
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Did you watch 'The Expanse'?
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Old 02 October 2019, 05:45   #29
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Did you watch 'The Expanse'?
I've seen snippets of the series but not really watched it.

But since I now have a nice new 4K TV, I will be watching more movies and shows.
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Please add it to your list, it is really good.

I think I will get little smaller screen for use in office, but has to be TV, so that I can connect RPi and some old consoles.
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Update

Had another post-op doctors visit, the left eye is healing nicely and so far everything seems to be on track.

One thing to note, here is the states the health care system is so messed up, peeps have to chose between something that could save there life or the cost.

After my doctors visits and the hospital stay I was left with thousands to cover myself.

Luckily I can afford it but those that are living paycheck to paycheck it would be a real challenge.

It's all about making money rather then improving other peeps quality of life

Well enough of my ranting, the next visit is in January and then we can make plans for the cataract surgery which should improve the vision in the same left eye.
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Glad to hear your eye is healing and getting better.

As for healthcare insurance, we pay double what other developed country pay to receive half of care...
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Glad to hear your eye is healing and getting better.

As for healthcare insurance, we pay double what other developed country pay to receive half of care...
I'm not even sure it is half the care
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It's all about making money rather then improving other peeps quality of life
It really shocked me that having a baby can put people into huge debt in the states, I read that you have to pay not for the people that were taking care of you... but for everyone that entered the room you were in at any time, for whatever reason. How much of that is true?

It is such a foreign concept to me. The most I had to pay out of pocket so far was 200 euros, and that's because I chose myself to have partial own risk to lower the cost of health insurance. And then I live close to several countries where health care is completely free...
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[...] And then I live close to several countries where health care is completely free...
Seems to be nice countries...
Here in CH you have to give, each month, a harm to pay the health insurance .
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It really shocked me that having a baby can put people into huge debt in the states, I read that you have to pay not for the people that were taking care of you... but for everyone that entered the room you were in at any time, for whatever reason. How much of that is true?

It is such a foreign concept to me. The most I had to pay out of pocket so far was 200 euros, and that's because I chose myself to have partial own risk to lower the cost of health insurance. And then I live close to several countries where health care is completely free...
Usually insurance covers everything associated with pregnancy, but that is if you have one. Now, how bad it is - just imagine glass of water that someone might offer you in room is on bill as well.

Medical insurance as well care are both broken here and work well for rich, not at all for poor. Us stuck in middle will pay lots of money, but still not get not even close to the care you would in rest of western countries, and as I have already said, for double if not more money.

Just one funny example, medicine costs 15 bucks if you want to get it directly, but if they bill insurance, it is couple hundred of dollars.

That is what happens if 'for profit' organizations are taking care of $hit...

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Yep, it really is scary over there. I work for a medical supplier/manufacturer and some of the products I work on get used in surgeries and labs. We get to see the different rates charged for our products, and the mark-up on our products (and I would have to assume all products) is insane. I guess all those insurance companies, registrars, private healthcare facilities all have to take their cut. They're very expensive products already, but the customer's insurance pays multiple times the cost price. and when you add on surgery costs, recovery ward time and after care, it gets astronomical.

No healthcare system is perfect, but you look at the US system and really have to think "WTF?"
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