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#11736089 - 07/22/16 08:34 AM Prayers and seeking the best eye trauma doctors in the world
jp24 Offline
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Registered: 01/09/10
Posts: 74
Loc: Texas
If you're on Facebook, please share this?

https://www.facebook.com/forrest.parrott...469194004919519

If you're not, please pray for my son?

I am not able to respond to all posts, because we're focused on finding answers. But I will read all of them.

Thank you.


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JACOB’S INJURY AND VISION

Our 18YO son Jacob, who'll attend the University of Oregon on a baseball/academic scholarship this fall, was struck in the right eye by a golf ball on Monday afternoon July 18 in Klamath Falls, Oregon. We are looking for the facility and surgical staff most capable of saving his vision.

Six hours following the injury, retinal specialist John Hyatt, MD, performed surgery in Ashland, Oregon. Barby and I arrived later that night. Wednesday, July 20, we arrived home in Dallas and Thursday, July 21, Jacob was examined by Dr. Deborah Chong, MD, at Texas Retinal Associates.

While we are extremely grateful to the doctors who have helped Jacob thus far, we are exhausting every possible treatment option. We are looking for the best eye-trauma surgical staff and facility – any information would be greatly appreciated.

Jacob’s diagnosis is as follows:
• Ocular laceration with prolapse and loss of intraocular tissue.
• Hemorrhagic choroidal detachment
• Total retinal detachment
• Primary hypotony
• Fracture of orbital floor
• Laceration without foreign body of right eyelid

We are praying for a miracle and are thankful for all the support we have received so far.

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#11736131 - 07/22/16 08:56 AM Re: Prayers and seeking the best eye trauma doctors in the world [Re: jp24]
Gmann Offline
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Registered: 03/09/04
Posts: 683
Loc: Allen, TX
I've been meaning to ask you about him. My daughters told me what happened, please let us know if there is anything we can do. We are praying for his recovery. If I learn of any recommended doctors, we'll let you know.

Gary

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#11736188 - 07/22/16 09:22 AM Re: Prayers and seeking the best eye trauma doctors in the world [Re: jp24]
bill62 Offline
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Registered: 09/18/12
Posts: 18
Prayers sent and prayers work. Several years ago a younge man at my church suffered an eye injury with an arrow. I dont remeber all the details. After a couple of surgeries and several weeks recover his sight was returned. He now has 20/20 in that eye.

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#11736217 - 07/22/16 09:39 AM Re: Prayers and seeking the best eye trauma doctors in the world [Re: jp24]
AggieKenny Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/08/10
Posts: 1669
Loc: Roanoke,TEXAS
Thoughts and prayers to y'all.
Wills Eye hospital in Philly.

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#11736290 - 07/22/16 10:19 AM Re: Prayers and seeking the best eye trauma doctors in the world [Re: jp24]
crope1 Offline
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Registered: 05/20/10
Posts: 5893
Loc: mansfield,tx
Prayers on the way.

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#11736317 - 07/22/16 10:32 AM Re: Prayers and seeking the best eye trauma doctors in the world [Re: crope1]
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Registered: 01/15/07
Posts: 17797
Loc: Sanger,Texas
Eyes are important. I only have peripheral vision in my right eye. My prayers are added to these.
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#11736345 - 07/22/16 10:47 AM Re: Prayers and seeking the best eye trauma doctors in the world [Re: jp24]
Slewfoot Offline
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Registered: 03/27/02
Posts: 2189
Loc: E Texas
Prayers sent. Hope they find him the help he needs.

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#11736378 - 07/22/16 11:01 AM Re: Prayers and seeking the best eye trauma doctors in the world [Re: jp24]
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Loc: Belton, TX
Prayers for Jacob and the family.
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#11736399 - 07/22/16 11:10 AM Re: Prayers and seeking the best eye trauma doctors in the world [Re: jp24]
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Registered: 07/31/12
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Wow, prayers up.
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#11736577 - 07/22/16 12:24 PM Re: Prayers and seeking the best eye trauma doctors in the world [Re: jp24]
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 37107
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Prayers sent for your son and family! The Lord Jesus Christ has control! angel2
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#11736936 - 07/22/16 03:17 PM Re: Prayers and seeking the best eye trauma doctors in the world [Re: jp24]
karpbuster Offline
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Registered: 09/14/09
Posts: 11694
Loc: Albuquerque, NM
Prayers lifted for you and your son.
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#11736985 - 07/22/16 03:49 PM Re: Prayers and seeking the best eye trauma doctors in the world [Re: jp24]
Action_Jackson Offline
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Registered: 01/18/15
Posts: 1256
Loc: Dallas, Texas
Look up UTSouthwestern Medical Center...I work for the Ophthalmology dept here and we have the best! UTSW is a teaching facility that has the best of the best! I'll send a pm with contact information
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#11737942 - 07/23/16 10:44 AM Re: Prayers and seeking the best eye trauma doctors in the world [Re: jp24]
glen6131 Offline
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Registered: 05/25/09
Posts: 124
Loc: Waxahachie Tx
Prayers for your son

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#11738005 - 07/23/16 11:46 AM Re: Prayers and seeking the best eye trauma doctors in the world [Re: Action_Jackson]
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Registered: 01/12/07
Posts: 1737
Loc: Plano, TX
Originally Posted By: Action_Jackson
Look up UTSouthwestern Medical Center...I work for the Ophthalmology dept here and we have the best! UTSW is a teaching facility that has the best of the best! I'll send a pm with contact information


This. I would begin with Dr. Bowman.

Best wishes for your son's full recovery.
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#11738024 - 07/23/16 11:58 AM Re: Prayers and seeking the best eye trauma doctors in the world [Re: jp24]
mayor (crappiepete) Offline
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Registered: 02/06/10
Posts: 956
Loc: Berryville, Tx
prayers for Jacob and family to heal his eye and comfort all family members.
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