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Can you tell me, are there homeopathic remedies to prevent retinal detachment?

Can you tell me, are there homeopathic remedies to prevent retinal detachment?

Combined treatment: You need ongoing follow-up with a conventional ophthalmologist for this one. But you're also asking about constitutional treatment with homeopathy for a chronic condition. There are some remedies known for helping with retinal detachment -- such as gelsemium. For best selection in your own case, i suggest working with an experienced classical homeopath to investigate and treat your whole state. ...Read more

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Do homeopathic remedies for 'prevention' of retinal detachments work in future by making retina stronger?

Do homeopathic remedies for 'prevention' of retinal detachments work in future by making retina stronger?

Not exactly: In this situation, you also need ongoing follow-up with a conventional ophthalmologist -- homeopathic treatment can be in conjunction. The mechanism for homeopathic medicines is poorly understood at this point. But the idea is addressing disturbance patterns in your healing system which ultimately lead to physical symptoms -- such as recurrent retinal detachments.Your whole system is strengthened. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a retinal detachment?

What is the treatment for a retinal detachment?

Depends: Depends on the extent of the retinal detachment. Sometimes treatment is done in the office with laser, freezing treatment (cryoretinopexy), and/or gas injection. Sometimes treatment is done in the operating room with vitrectomy, scleral buckle, and/or gas/oil bubble injection. ...Read more

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Please advise what is the treatment for retinal detachment?

Please advise what is the treatment for retinal detachment?

Several options: A detached retina can be treated in several ways. --laser treatment --pneumatic retinopexy --scleral buckle --vitrectomy the above are usually the mainstays of treatment. It depends on surgeon/patient/type of detachment on which method is chosen. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a posterior vitreous detachment?

What is the treatment for a posterior vitreous detachment?

None needed: The vitreous, a gel that fills the space between the lens and retina in the back of the eye, can lift off its moorings as a natural process of aging. This usually is asymptomatic but may be accompanied by light flashes and floaters. If diagnosed by an ophthalmologist as pvd, then you need no treatment but should be alert for worsening changes in the symptoms. ...Read more

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Is there a permanent treatment to having a retinal detachment fixed?

Is there a permanent treatment to having a retinal detachment fixed?

Usually.: Retinal detachment surgery creates a permanent fix in more about 90% of cases with one operation. Additional surgery may be needed if complications occur. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about treatment for vitreous detachment?

Can you tell me about treatment for vitreous detachment?

Not needed: Vitreous detachment is a normal aging process of the gel that fills the back of the eye. Usually it detaches silently but sometimes it happens in a few locations with light flashes, floaters and visual changes. Since these symptoms are the same as retinal detachment these symptoms should always be evaluated by an ophthalmologist when they occur. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment or surgery available for a large total? Retina detachment?

Is there any treatment or surgery available for a large total? Retina detachment?

Yes: A retinal detachement is a very serious condition which will cause blindness if not treated immediately. If you have a chronic retinal detachment for a long time, vision may not be able to be saved. Please see an eye surgeon immediately for your options and good luck! ...Read more

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Question about vitreous detachment? Is there treatment for pvd?

No: New or worse floaters and/or flashing lights in your vision can be a pvd; however, there may also be a retinal tear or retinal detachment. So one must have an urgent dilated retinal exam to rule out the more serious complications. Vitrectomy can be done to remove eye floaters from a pvd, but this is usually too invasive a procedure for this condition. ...Read more

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If I am diagnosed with retinal detachment what are the treatment options?

If I am diagnosed with retinal detachment what are the treatment options?

Several options: A detached retina can be treated in several ways. --laser treatment --pneumatic retinopexy --scleral buckle --vitrectomy the above are usually the mainstays of treatment. It depends on surgeon/patient/type of detachment on which method is chosen. ...Read more