A 62-year-old female asked:
If someone has glaucoma & surgery for macular pucker is performed how likely is it additional damage to optic nerve will be done during surgery?
1 doctor answer • 7 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Intra-Ocular surgery: may increase intraocular pressure (IOP). The great majority of the time it is not significant to cause appreciable damage to the optic nerve. Even with an intraocular gas bubble post op, the IOP can be controlled to ensure your safety.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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