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A 21-year-old female asked:

Will my eyes be as beautiful as it is now after vitrectomy or scleral buckle or any other surgery? will there be any changes in the shape of the eye?

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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Not much change: Your eye most likely remain the same and beautiful. Vitrectomy will not change the shape or correction of your eye. You may have redness for a few weeks which will go away with drops and healing. Scleral buckle changes the eye's diameter to about 1 mm. But, it may not effect the external look of the eye. It will change the correction of the eye to become myopic.

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Last updated Aug 20, 2018

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