Last week, my Mum was diagnosed with macular hole. I had never heard about this and for those who are not familiar with this condition, I can tell you that a macular hole is a small hole in macula, which is in the centre of the retina. The macula is the part of the retina which is responsible for our sharp, detailed, central vision. Macular holes usually only affect one eye, though there is a 10 per cent, one in ten, chance that the other eye will eventually be affected. My Mum has this macular hole in her right eye and, thanks God, the left eye has no problems. She has already lost 90% of vision in her right eye and she is scheduled for surgery. It is a very delicate surgery where a gas is inserted to help the macular hole heal in the correct place. In many people there is some improvement in vision following the surgery and recovery time. However in others the operation’s main effect is to stop the sight becoming any worse. And after the surgery, she will have to spend one or two weeks face down.
As you can see, it is not an easy situation so I'm asking you for your prayers. We know God is in control and that's the most important thing. Thank you.