Ablett flew to Melbourne to meet with shoulder specialist Grey Hoy.
Gold Coast Suns captain Gary Ablett is nearing closer to a decision on how to treat his injured shoulder after a meeting with a Melbourne specialist on Tuesday morning.
The two-time Brownlow Medal winner travelled to Melbourne to Monday after initial scans in the Gold Coast proved inconclusive.
Ablett met with shoulder specialist Greg Hoy, who was the man responsible for rebuilding Carlton star Chris Judd.
The 30-year-old told reporters he “still wasn’t sure” on the course of action after leaving the meeting.
“Playing the waiting game, it is a little bit frustrating, but that’s the way it goes and hopefully (we’ll have) an answer by the end of the day,” he said.
“I’m probably going to go and have some lunch somewhere and wait for the surgeon to get back to me.”
Ablett dislocated his shoulder after being tackled by Collingwood’s Brent Macaffer in the third time of the Suns’ five-point win at Meticon Stadium on Saturday.
The eyes of the football fraternity are now on Ablett, who is the key man in a Gold Coast side pushing for its first ever finals appearance.
“I’m still positive. It’s part of footy. and you know I’m hoping I can get back and play this season, but I can’t control that.”
Ablett hopes of a third Brownlow Medal are hanging by a thread, as no player has ever won the award after missing more than four games in a season.