Yesterday was AMAZING! We took Elisabeth to the ophthalmologist and he was flabbergasted! And mind you that he is a very serious, dignified, and respectable doctor....so it takes quite a bit to get him excited. But he could hardly believe that this was the same baby! He kept repeating that he was 'impressed' and even apologized for being so 'pessimistic' in the beginning.
OK, are you ready for the VERY exciting news??? It was announced that she is no longer cortically blind! She is now just considered to have delayed visual development! And it's just going to keep getting better from here!
Her right eye has visual acuity of 20/100!!!!!!
(that is equal to the vision of a 3 month old)
I can't begin to tell you how thrilling it was to see everyone in such amazement over her progress. They were in awe....and so are we. Elisabeth is the greatest lesson in why we should never give up. She has proved the medical world wrong since she was 16 weeks in the womb. They said she wouldn't live...but she did. And then they said that she wouldn't see...but she can.