Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Aidan's surgery

Aidan did pretty good for his surgery. He didn't come out of anesthesia happy at all, in fact, he cried for the first 5-6 hours off and on while trying to sleep. He is happy now and doesn't seem in too much pain. The incision isn't as big as I expected but it is a lot more swollen than I thought it would be. We have to go back for a checkup in 2 weeks I guess to make sure his body doesn't reject the implant. Then we will go back sometime in August, maybe beginning of September. I am going to add some pictures from the surgery so feel free to skip the last few that show the incision if you don't think you can handle a little blood.

In his hospital gown
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Edward and Aidan sleeping after the surgery
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Aidan is finally in a happy mood, but hates the bandage
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Picture of the incision site, still covered with steristrips and will be until the fall off
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You can kind of see how swollen that side of his head is
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4 comments:

The O'Brien Family said...

Glad to hear Aidan did so well with the surgery. Way to go little man!

(the pictures aren't showing up right)

Princess said...

awww what a brave lil boy you are!! praying for a speedy recovery

elizabeth said...

Congratulations on a successful surgery!

This is a great blog! I hope you'll consider adding it to the aggregator at Deaf Village (www.deafvillage.com) -- we'd love to have you as a part of our community!

Kathleen Bass said...

Cassie, I am so happy to hear tha things went well, and that Aiden is healing nicely. Cant wait for more updates :) HUGS!!!