A 44-year-old member asked:
After surgery for a detached retina, my vision is coming back but it is still distorted. will it continue to get better?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Slow healing: Recovery from retinal re-attachment surgery is slow, but usually steady. Generally about six months must pass prior to the final improvement. Your retinal surgeon can estimate this based on the extent and type of detachment you had.
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Retinal Surgery 29 years experience
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Retinal Surgery 30 years experience
Yes, but not perfect: Vision revocery after retinal detachment surgery is slow. If the macula was detached, it is common to not have a complete recovery. Part of that is a distorted vision, and imperfect, or blurry, vision. However, please keep in mind that some improvement continues for up to a year, sometimes more.
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Last updated Nov 2, 2019
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