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how long before you can see normally again for someone who has had an operation to correct a tear in the central vision of the retina?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Depends: On what operation was done and the location of the problem. Ask your surgeon.
Dr. Colin McCannel
Retinal Surgery 30 years experience
Macular hole?: If you are talking about a macular hole, surgery often results in dramatic improvements. However, the vision rarely, or almost never, returns to "normal." this can be generalized for most retinal conditions that affect central vision.

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Last updated Sep 25, 2016

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