Koivu had surgery on his eye Saturday night
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05-08-2006, 02:06 PM
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So what does succesful means??? That he'll be able to see good but not enough to play hockey. That instead of being totally blind, his eye will comeback 70%??? So is succesful means, (succesfully based on what it must have been or succesfully as in 100% back, no problem back on the ice with no side effects????
Successful means that they repaired the tear and that Koivu will recover his eyesight.
But once the retina has been damaged once, it usually becomes much more fragile. Its like a concussion, you can recover, but you become more vulnerable.
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