If you want to get to the gritty stuff this quick link guide will take you straight to the relevant pages to save you scrawling through everything…
THE BACK GROUND STORY
So what were my syptomns? How did I find out? How did I tell my loved ones? Find out here
I made a short video of myself when I found out what would happen to me, watch it now..
THE FIRST OPERATION
What’s it like to say goodbye to someone before a huge operation? What’s it like to have your eye removed? What’s chemotherapy and radiotherapy like? Click here.
How do they make a prosthetic eye including eyelids and eye brows? How does it fit to your face? What are branemark implants, Is it worth having, were there problems? Read on here.
WHEN THE RECONSTRUCTION DIDN’T WORK
Imagine going through hell only to see all the hard work and efforts come undone? Imagine being able to look into your own eye orbit and see down your throat and see your tongue move… Read on..
LATIMUS DORSI FREE FLAP
Removing the muscle and attached skin from my back and transplanting it into my face, plumbing the veins into my neck… read it.
This operation was filmed for the hit U.K. Tv medical show Embarrassing Bodies, watch my surgery and recovery watch it here.
This is what happens when they cut open your forehead and reattach the flap of skin onto your nose or eye. Find out here.
Put simply, sliced from ear to ear, the scalp and forehead pulled away to remove a jaw muscle and threading it through my temple to fill more holes in the eye orbit caused by implants.. see the pictures here.