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What Are The Treatment For Low Eyes 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The retina is the light sensitive layer in the back of the eye that transmits images to the brain via the optic nerves to create vision. If a hole or tear develops in the retina, eye fluids can separate the retina from underlying layer (choroid) . The most common cause of retinal holes or tears is traction from the vitreous, the clear gel that fils the inside of ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes light flashes in the eye after laser surgery? What causes light flashes in the eye after laser surgery for glucoma and macular degeneration of the eye?
After images. : Light flashes in the eye after laser surgery are most likely after images. Usually they go away. Laser is used for glaucoma, diabetes, and retinal tears. It is less often used these days in macular degeneration. Light flashes can also be caused by retinal traction and impending retinal tear. A good thorough retinal exam will eliminate most causes for concern. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What percentage of lattice degeneration patients still go on to develop a retinal detachment even after prophylactic treatment with barrage laser?
Following the trabeculectomy surgery my eye's pressure is stable. Are there other laser correction options i might use, what to do?
Be Cautious: While floaters are a nuisance( I have some myself), the risks of a vitrectomy surgery outway the benefits, unless the floaters are so dense that they preclude visual function. Vitrectomy is a major eye surgery and possible complications include retinal detachment, cataract, infection, and rarely, blindness. You would be wise to get multiple opinions from several retinal surgeons before proceeding. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the possible side-effects of lasik treatment for myopia? I want to correct my myopia with lasik surgery, but i’m worried about complications. What are the potential risks of lasik, and how common do complications occur?
Mother w/glaucoma is having problem keeping eye pressure low & stabilized with eye drops and laser treatment. Why wouldn't treatment work?
Many reasons: Is she using her drops as prescribed? Is she using the proper technique to get them into her eyes and keep them there until they can be absorbed? Are the drops stored properly? A few need to be refrigerated. If you are sure she is using them properly, then it is possible she needs another combination of medications to control her pressure. Go over all of this with her and her ophthalmologist. ...Read more
What are the risks of operating the retinal detachment on a 2y.O. Who had a prior retinoblastoma, which is considered now cured?
Risks vs. rewards: The risks of surgery need to be weighed against the benefit of restoring or maintaining sight. If the chances of visual improvement are low, surgery may not be appropriate. If there is a chance of improvement in the long term, however, surgery would be appropriate. Please speak with your retinal surgeon and pediatric ophthalmologist; they should guide you in the right direction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If retina becomes thin due to number of surgery for retinal detachment. What option will be available to go forward?
Low: During cataract surgery the eye decompresses and this causes the vitreous jelly to create traction and pull on the retina. The jelly may then separate from the retina and tear a hole . This hole can lead to a detachment. It is uncommon but it can happen in a small % of cases. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can laser eye surgery be used to correct or compensate for shortsightedness? What are some of the risks of laser eye surgery?
LASIK: Lasik and prk work extremely well for the correction of myopia, astigmatism, and hyperopia. The technology and techniques have evolved and matured over the past 15 to 20 years. Although they are both extremely safe, as with any surgical procedure there are risks. It would be best to discuss these risks with your surgeon, depending on your particular situation and exact procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the chances of pvd leading to a retinal tear or detachment in young high myopia(30-40)age group?Can flashes of eyes persist 4ever after pvd?
Higher: The risk is probably 10 x greater than a patient without these characteristics. Still probably about 1/1000 unless you have a family history of retinal tear and detachment. ...Read more
Can i expect an increase in floaters after undergoing barrage laser procedure for lattice on retina? I mean can more floaters be a side effect this treatment?
Not common, fixable: Minor to moderate trauma to the eye rarely causes retinal tears and detachment. When it occurs, retinal reattachment surgery with vitrectomy or scleral buckle (types of surgery) can fix retinal detachments. When the trauma is severe, retinal detachments are more common, and the success rate decreases with increased severity of the trauma. It all starts with an exam by an eyemd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For someone who had posterior vitreous detachment completed prior to cataract surgery, what is the risk of post-cataract surgery retinal detachment?
Good if early: Early detection and treatment can save eyesight. Late blindness not repairable age 47 toolate. ...Read more
Please explain what are some symptoms of vitreous haemorrhage and retina detachment after retrobulbar injection?
Loss of vision: If there is inadvertent puncture of the eye during injection. Symptoms would be blurry vision, haze, curtain or shadow. This is a serious complication that can lead to loss of sight. It typically happens in myopic eyes which are longer and with a sharp rather than blunted tip needle. It often requires surgical repair and visual prognosis depends on what areas are damaged. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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