My Summer of Surgeries
I have all my surgeries planned now. It’s taken months of going to this doctor and that one to get everything lined up. But it looks like I will finally get the front side and the back side of my head feeling good at the same time! Yeah, yeah, I know – there’s nothing in between. HaHa!
I get the Balloon Sinuplasty done on the sinuses above my eyes next week, that’s in mid June. He’s not sure whether the complete blockage there is trapped fluid or nasal polyps. But he expects to be able to clear that area out.
He’s also going to clean out some polyps in the sinus cavities below my eyes (where I had surgery last year).
AND the biggie – he’s going to remove a very large bone spur on my septum and probably put a temporary splint on either side of the septum to help it heal straight. He may also have to actually straighten the septum. I’m not 100% clear on whether the septum is deviated or not. Maybe it just looks that way to me on the CAT scan, because of the big lump of bone growing where it shouldn’t be.
That gives me two months to recuperate before I have the dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) surgery done on my blocked tear duct in mid August.
C7 Cervical Vertebra Pain
Hopefully by the time I heal from the DCR surgery, my neck pain that’s been radiating down to my shoulder blades will have finally calmed all the way down. If not, I will make an appointment with my Orthopedist for an epidural.
Well, that’s my plan for all the surgeries, anyway. God may have other plans for me, but I can trust Him to work out for good whatever comes.