Ben’s seizures have gotten worse. He has been transferred down to Miami Children’s Hospital. They have done additional testing and can not figure out what caused the seizures to begin with. However, they have determined that it is in his best interest to have the section of brain removed to prevent further seizures.
The area that is being affect controls his left eye. There is a chance that the surgery will leave him blind in that eye. The doctor also said there is a small possibility that it could leave him completely blind in both eyes.
However, if he doesn’t have the surgery, he will continue to have these seizures and will definitely go blind in the left eye. At the moment, the left eye isn’t responding to light stimulus. So they are thinking it may already be a lost cause.
Please pray that the surgeons’ hands are guided through his brain safely and that he will come out of the surgery ok.
It is always scary when you think that they are going into someone’s brain, but when you know that it is a small child, its just that much more frightening.