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Friday, January 28, 2011

Jessica's Beautiful Eyes


Today I was looking into my daughter's eyes and got to see how beautiful they are.
Since she was born she has had blocked tear ducts that have caused her eyes to crust over and gunk up ALL OF THE TIME. We were constantly wiping and cleaning and wiping.

This past Tuesday we had a procedure done where they put her under anesthesia for a short time and snake a wire through her tear ducts to unclog them. The one healed on its own two days before the procedure so they only had to do one eye. They said there was a substantial amount of blockage but it should clear up fine.

For the last two days her eyes have been perfectly clear when waking up and throughout the day. What a huge relief! I know that compared to what some families have to endure with their children with sickness or other health or development issues, this is a teeny tiny minor thing. But we are thankful that it is cleared up and Jessica will not have to deal with that anymore. She is such a beautiful blessing to us and I am so thankful for my precious daughter.
Here is her cheesy clear eyed grin...

4 comments:

The Hamons said...

yup, she's beautiful!

suzannah {so much shouting, so much laughter} said...

yay! so glad it went well!

Katrina said...

those a definite beautiful eyes...I'm glad that it went well!

Mary Ann Hartzell said...

Beautiful! she's getting so big. Any trips to Ligonier planned? We are gong in February. Can't wait to see our babies.