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Dr. Joseph Jeu Dr. Jeu
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I had a retina detachment surgery/scleral buckle 3 months ago. Can i sparr in the ring with a head gear that protects me from direct blows to the eye?

Dr. Joseph Jeu Dr. Jeu
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I had a retina detachment surgery/scleral buckle 3 months ago. Can i sparr in the ring with a head gear that protects me from direct blows to the eye?

No: A retinal detachment is an extremely dangerous event. You could lose permanent vision in that eye. It also means protecting vision in the other eye very very important. An accidental blow to your head and eye could permanently leave you blind. No amount of head gear can protect you from that. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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That lines the inner eyeball that turns light into chemical/electrical signals interpreted by brain which we ...Read more


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I see a new floater in the eye that i had a retinal detachment surgery. Should i be extremely worried?

I see a new floater in the eye that i had a retinal detachment surgery.  Should i be extremely worried?

Get exam: A new floater should always be evaluated by an ophthalmologist to rule out a retinal tear, or detachment. ...Read more

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Can some of the iridotomy risks be predicted based on the eye tests pre surgery? Read about retinal detachment after the procedure in some cases.

Very rare: Have not seen a retinal detachment after routine laser iridotomy. Was reported in the literature as a case report after super high energy used. Maybe could have had an unknown tear that led to the detachment. ...Read more

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Are there any supplements you'd recommend that would help me regain better vision in the eye that had retinal detachment surgery 5 months ago?

Probably not: There is a market which pushes supplements for all health problems relying upon the fact that healthy people stay healthy even when given supplements. Vision after retinal re-attachment surgery depends upon anatomical relationships of the tissues and the timing of the events. No known supplements to more than a healthy normal diet. ...Read more

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My left eye stays swollen and feels like its gonna pop out. Sometimes I get have really bad pain in the eye, kinda like a stabbing pain. I usually ke?

My left eye stays swollen and feels like its gonna pop out. Sometimes I get have really bad pain in the eye,  kinda like a stabbing pain. I usually ke?

See opthalmologist: An ophthalmologist is a MD. They can help access your eye pain which could be due to increased eye pressure like glaucoma or inflamation. You need to evaluation this. It can lead to vision damage. ...Read more

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After surgery for a retinal tear...should the eye that was operated on be very red? The white part?(iris) Is this normal after a surgery?

Retinal surgery: Iris is colored part you see through the cornea. the redness is conjunctival blood vessels ie outermost covering of the eye ball. During retinal surgery conjunctiva is incised to place irrigation port for instruments and microfiber with camera to look inside the eye. If there is no pain and the redness gets. better every day : don't worry. If not call your Surgeon. ...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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My daughter 7 yr old undergoing buckle surgery for retina detachment , will there be change in her eye shape after surgery? Please suggest .

My daughter 7 yr old undergoing buckle surgery for retina detachment , will there be change in her eye shape after surgery? Please suggest .

Yes: If the buckle encircles her eye there will most likely be. Change in the eye shape which will change her eyeglass prescription. The new prescription will be given free the eye heals. ...Read more

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Does anyone know if it is possible to get some kind of lasik eye surgery after having a retina detachment?

Does anyone know if it is possible to get some kind of lasik eye surgery after having a retina detachment?

Very possible: It can be done for sure, but you need clearance from your retinal surgeon and from your lasik surgeon to see if you are a candidate. ...Read more

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Could I have the wrong grad iol after cataract surgery my vision 20/25 in that eye, before that i had a retina detachment 8 mnts ago too?

Could I have the wrong grad iol after cataract surgery my vision 20/25 in that eye, before that i had a retina detachment 8 mnts ago too?

Not really: Vision of 20/25 after history of a retinal detachment is very good. If you had a wrong intra ocular(iol) then you may have a worse vision. You may need corrective lens to compensate for the wrong power of iol. ...Read more

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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
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