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What are the treatments for low eye pressure after retinal detachment surgery?

What are the treatments for low eye pressure after retinal detachment surgery?

How Low?: There are many factors that can cause low pressure after rd surgery, including redetachment of the retina. A rapidly shrinking gas bubble can cause the pressure to be temporarily low, as well as post-op inflammation. Have a discussion with your retinal surgeon about whether the pressure is seriously low and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Please describe the treatment for low eyes pressure after retinal detachment surgery?

Please describe the treatment for low eyes pressure after retinal detachment surgery?

Not many: It is not uncommon for patients to develop low eye pressure after retinal detachment surgery. If the pressure is so low that it is affecting your best potential vision, you may require further intervention (evaluate for leaks, control inflammation with eye drops). Unfortunately, there are some times when the low pressure cannot be adequately improved. Speak with your surgeon about your options. ...Read more

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Could you have lasik surgery if you have high eye pressures?

Could you have lasik surgery if you have high eye pressures?

LASIK ; eye pressure: Lasik is an option for patients with high eye pressure, assuming that their eye pressure is brought under control, and they have no significant damage to their optic nerves from their elevated eye pressure. A complete evaluation with an eye doctor is required to determine if you are a candidate. ...Read more

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Following the trabeculectomy surgery my eye's pressure is stable. Are there other laser correction options i might use, what to do?

Following the trabeculectomy surgery my eye's pressure is stable. Are there other laser correction options i might use, what to do?

Confusing question: Are you asking about laser corrections for your current eye glasses prescription like LASIK? Or are you refering to laser corrections to further reduce your eye pressure. Go ahead and submit another question with more specifics. ...Read more

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I had a surgery of RETINA detachment of my left eye since then the pressure on my eye is little high now what can i do??? please suggest eye drops?

There are several: If you had retinal surgery, your retinal surgeon will be closely monitoring you until healing is stable. I am guessing it is this doctor that found that you have an elevation of the pressure. Your doctor can determine if the pressure is high enough to warrant treatment and can recommend one of the many prescription drops to take to lower the pressure. ...Read more

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Mother had trabeculectomies. 3 mos. Later pressure in 1 eye up from 13 to 19 so using drop again. Drop didn't work before surgery. Why would it now?

Mother had trabeculectomies. 3 mos. Later pressure in 1 eye up from 13 to 19 so using drop again. Drop didn't work before surgery. Why would it now?

Percentage: Glaucoma drops typically bring down the eye pressure a certain percentage. The surgery may have lowered your eye pressure enough that the drop can bring you down to the desired "target pressure." this is eh pressure where you have he least chance of progressive nerve fiber layer loss, preserving your vision. ...Read more

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Was told I need surgery to reduce my eye pressure for Glaucoma. Acupuncture improved my vision and dropped the eye pressure. Is this the correct path?

Was told I need surgery to reduce my eye pressure for Glaucoma. Acupuncture improved my vision and dropped the eye pressure. Is this the correct path?

Need monitoring: You need to have your intraocular pressure monitored by your ophthalmologist. If acupuncture keeps the pressure normal, that's fine. But you will need the pressure monitored over that long run to make sure it stays normal. ...Read more

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Dad had temporary 'white out' of vision following daily eye drops & laser surgery to reduce pressure. Is this serious? What causes it?

Dad had temporary 'white out' of vision following daily eye drops & laser surgery to reduce pressure.  Is this serious? What causes it?

Have this checked: There are many possibilities for your dad's symptoms. It is best that he discuss this with the surgeon who did his laser asap. ...Read more

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