Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Surgery for ear tubes is booked

So our boy Justin has his pre-admittance tests on February 12 at 215 p.m.

He then is booked for surgery on February 16, 2007 at 1115 a.m. This time line might change as they do the children in order of age. Youngest first and then up the line from there.

So prayers are needed that he doesn't catch a cold before then, since if he has a cold, he can't have the surgery. Surgery will help his hearing, which will help his language. Surgery will also remove the repeated ear infection issue (which hopefully will outgrow so that he won't need this surgery again).

It will make things like taking a bath a real pain since he'll have to wear ear plugs. And for swimming he'll need to wear a head band, with plugs as well.

Hopefully no complications either! I'm told that sometimes the wee hole they make doesn't heal up properly, but they can fix that but they usually give it lots of time before they do that though. Sometimes the tube they put in falls out sooner than expected (usually at around a year after going in but from what I hear from other moms, can be as soon as three months).

That's all I know at this point.


Vicki said...

Praying all will go well!


Annette said...

thank you so much. :)