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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Monte A Del Monte
46 years experience Pediatric Ophthalmology
Surgery or laser: Some retinal detachments can be corrected by laser surgery or the injection of air into the eye, others require surgical repair with scleral buckle or ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Selem
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes & no: It can be a permanent cure for the retinal detachment, however always at increased risk of it re-detaching. You should keep in mind symptoms to look f ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience Ophthalmology
What do you mean?: That's a layman's term that can mean a couple of things. If it's a crossed eye it can be managed with surgery or possibly prism in glasses. If it is ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: The best treatment is to see an allergist for specific treatment. Nasal sprays and allergy shots can work to cure this problem much better than applyi ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Yes: You have the choice of soft contact lenses or Lasik Surgery
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
First--you : First--you should ask your retina specialist what his incidence of recurrence is. Statistically recurrent detachments are rare, but you have no choic ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Notaroberto
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Stem Cell trials: Currently there are several stem cell trials being conducted to replace retinal tissue. Summary of phase 1 trial results have been posted online and c ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Laser pexy: Retinal tears which need treatment are layered to prevent retinal detachment. This is called a laser retinopexy.
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Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience Ophthalmology
No!: Once scarred there is no reversal or treatment.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Unfortunately there is no cure. There is research going on to identify the genetic defects and in retinal transplantation.
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