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Does having drusins have any effect on having a vitrectomy for macular pucker due to scar tissue

A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Drusen: Do you have a photo or the fluorescein (FA) or your macular area? Were you told you have early macular degeneration? Usually drusen does not make visi ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Gas: I would pose that questio nto ophthalmologist who did the procedure on you as to what that answer is
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: If the cornea is of normal curvature and health and the tear is sufficient to support a lens, then a contact can be worn. The vitrectomy will not aff ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
62 years experience Ophthalmology
Pucker: Only your ophthalmologist who is familiar with what exactly needs to be done can give you the answer.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Post surgery: You should receive specific instructions from your doctor and follow them very closely. Report to your doctor asap.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Very helpful if the vision in the non-operated eye is normal. Most with macular pucker have good peripheral vision despite the disturbance in the cent ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Warren
8 years experience Family Medicine
Check with provider: you need to check with provider each person is different but there is risk with contacts and you have significant risk so be cautious and check with p ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Damage unlikely: Retinal surgeons are very knowledgeable about the possibility of pressure rise after retinal surgery. They schedule follow up examinations to deal wi ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
That's about right: Epiretinal Membrane peeling has variable visual outcomes which primarily relates to the tenacity of the membrane's attachment & the affect the mem ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
For Macular traction: Jetrea, or ocriplasmin, is approved for the treatment of vitreomacular adhesions, which are adhesions between the vitreous gel of the eye and the reti ... Read More
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