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cataract surgery after retinal detachment

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Very low : Depending on risk factors (history of rd, retinal holes, myopia, previous trauma, etc), the risk of rd in an uncomplicated cataract surgery is very lo ... Read More

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Carlin
49 years experience in Ophthalmology
Very small : As vitreous traction is the main cause for retinal detachment following cataract surgery, if the vitreous is already separated, there would be no trac ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience in Ophthalmology
Uncommon: One out of many thousands, but can depend on the surgeon, pre-existing eye conditions, and complications with the cataract surgery.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Destabilization: The natural lens and its supports stabilize the front of the eye and vitreous. Removal of the thick natural lens and substitution with a thin artific ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
Good result: Your vision seems quite good, especially since you also had a retinal reattachment procedure. You may have a slight refractive error that glasses can ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Possibly: There is a small risk of retinal tears/breaks/holes/detachment after cataract surgery. Some retinal holes are present preoperatively as well especial ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Devane
27 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: Surgery can repair the droopy eyelid as well as the torn retina. It depends on what is causing the droopy eyelid to determine what treatment works the ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience in Ophthalmology
It depends : The technique used won't need to change. However various aspects of the central vein occlusion will influence peri operative risks and expected visual ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: The new plastic lens she has is supported on the back capsule of her previous natural lens. Sometimes this capsule, which is living tissue, makes a l ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Peter Zloty
36 years experience in Ophthalmology
The : The cornea should heal completely in several days. The retinal wrinkles may represent chronic cystoid edema. Possible preretinal membrane. Often an ... Read More

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