A 36-year-old male asked:
ziad has complete retinal detachment in2004, he has done repair surgery in uk in 04 and till now he is blind.any idea about chances of seeing again?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Richard Bensinger answered
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Unlikely: When the retina detaches, it is lifted off its maintainance blood supply. It has about 6 weeks to re-establish this before the changes become permanent. Since the detachment you describe occurred in 2004, there is little chance of vision recovery in this case.
Answered on Jun 27, 2014
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