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retinal tear laser surgery recovery

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Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Won't help: The laser procedure to tack down the retina around a retinal tear will have no effect on the floaters. These will slowly get better over the next sev ... Read More
Dr. Amish Purohit
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Laser only seals the year. It has no effect on the floater

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Dr. William Constad
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably: It would not be unusual to see large floaters, particularly with a retinal tear, and after laser treatment for it.
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Dr. Colin McCannel
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
Often yes: The laser surgery does not treat the floaters, onl the tear in the retina. However, if the floaters are worse, patients should get a reexamination, a ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
There could be none.: There may be no possible consequences if your head movement was when the laser had not been "fired". If you moved during application of the laser you ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Small: Laser for retinal holes is almost always done on the peripheral portions of the retina where vision is usually minimal or absent. The effect is to se ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No: The bubble was emplaced to push the retina back in its proper position. The vision recovery depends mostly on the type and degree of detachment. If i ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Ask your treating MD: Its not the laser treatment that is the restricting condition. It is the retinal problem and the treatment needed to repair it. There are many diffe ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Purkiss
16 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Once laser retinopexy has scarred in, which takes about a week, it is essentially permanent. You would have to develop new tears or holes, at that po ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No relationship: Retinal holes are in effect thin stretched spots in the peripheral retina which can be a site of retinal detachment. Vigorous activity canSo break lo ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
43 years experience Endodontics
Depends: What type of surgery? I really need more info. However in general alcohol can cause problems, irritating tissues after surgery. Consult your surgeon ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Federico Mattioli
24 years experience LASIK Surgery
Minimal: In-office laser treatment generally does not require much recovery or limitations. Always check with your surgeon about his/her specific requests for ... Read More
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