Friday, December 30, 2011
5 Years Since Greenlight, Still Happy
I see that another year has passed since I had the Green Light prostate surgery. Actually, surgery doesn't seem like the right term, since I was in and out the same day and no scalpel was used. The Greenlight laser gizmo treats non-cancerous enlarged prostate, or benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). It's the modern-day version of what we guys used to call the roto-rooter procedure.
Anyway, it's been another year and everything is still fine. I notice some hesitancy in starting urination, but only if I don't need to pee...like, going to the bathroom before starting a car trip or before bed. In those situations, it can take up to 20 seconds or so to start the flow.
But, if I need to urinate, it starts right away and flows like a fire hose. Compared to when I had BPH, it's just wonderful! I'm so glad I had the procedure!