Anesthesia Awareness

Carol Weihrer, 52, from Reston, Va., who suffered anesthesia awareness when a medication canister ran dry during a five-and-a-half-hour procedure to remove her eye. “I could hear what was being said, and disco music in the background,” she said. “I was thinking as clearly as I am now.”

Weihrer, who has since been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, watched surgical implements enter her face until her optic nerve was cut. In the six years that have passed since the ordeal, she has slept only in a chair because sleeping in a bed reminds her of being on the operating table.

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