This is the conversation I just overheard. This is what happens when laymen try to explain medical procedures:
Woman 1: Did you hear Gilda's retina is detaching?
Woman 2: No. What's she going to do?
Woman 1: Well the doctor's going to get in there and do whatever.
Woman 2: Oh, I see.
This is what you look like after retina surgery:
Actually, this is what happens if you fall asleep while my brother is still awake.