I was diagnosed with peripheral proliferative retinopathy when I was 39.
I don’t have diabetes or high blood pressure and I was tested from head to toe. My only test that came back high was a sedimentation rate test.
I had 7 laser surgeries in my left eye and 5 in my right eye. I had hemorrhaging in both eyes. After all of my testing I was told that I had Eales disease.
I have been to four doctors. One at Northwestern University-Dr. Lee Jampol and he recommended Dr. David Orth. I went to Dr. Orth for 20 yrs and now I go to an associate, Dr. Kirk Packo.
I have a partially detached retina from scar tissue pulling on the retina and they are watching it. Dr. Orth no longer operates and that is why I go to Dr. Packo.
I want to go as long as I can without the surgery.
Around October of 2007 I started noticing floaters appear in my vision in my left eye…
I was diagnosed with Eale’s disease in the Spring of 2008 and had vitrectomy in June in hopes of regaining some of my vision that had been distorted. Before the initial onset of this eye challenge I had perfect vision. I am 33 year old, white male, relatively healthy…