Wednesday, November 3, 2010

. . . . . The Cost of a New Life

The bills from my surgery in August are rolling in. When I make the journey across the street to my mail box, I actually get a sick feeling in my stomach as I go through the little stack of envelopes in our box. Cards and notes are wonderful, but medical bills are not so fun.

So, let's make the process a little more fun, shall we?? :) Here we go... Make your guess for the total cost of my eye surgery in the "comments" section, or email your answer to me at brownjo76@q.com . At the end of the week, the person whose guess is the closest will be the winner!

Here's the info on my procedure in California:
  • 1 consultation visit (3 hours)
  • 1 eye surgery
  • 1 custom-made "spring" inserted into my eyelid
  • 1 prosthetic lift, inserted into my brow
  • 6 hours of anesthesia
  • 1 occuloplastic surgeon, 6 hours total Operating Room time
  • 1 follow-up visit (1 hour)
So, what is the cost to remedy the effects of paralysis??? Well, you give me your best guess, but I can tell you this, no matter the cost, the results are..... PRICELESS!

11 comments:

about us said...

Taylors guess $30K!

Ogden Family said...

Jodi,
One day I went to the mailbox and we had received 75 bills in one day!!! I busted out in laughter. It is crazy how much life costs, but it is soooo worth it. My guess is $83,000. I hope your post op appointment was free! (:

Chad and Stacey said...

Hmm I guess $5700.00 but according to everyone else's guess I think I'm too low!

wjmom said...

$32,784.51

Give or take a few pennies. :)

Anonymous said...

I'll guess close to $12,000.
W. Taylor

carolyn said...

taking assetment from David's previous surgery bill...my wildest guess is $12,000! I noticed someone already guessed that amount so I'll beef mine up to $15,300.

Anonymous said...

I'll guess 46,500:)
-Megan C

Stacie+Steve said...

I hope for your sake it wasn't this much but my guess is $92,000.

Pehrson Gang said...
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Pehrson Gang said...

How about $27,300?

Julie Johnson said...

I will guess $37,000.