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Why Do You Need A Patch For Both Eyes After Retinal Detachment Surgery
Limits eye movement: Your doctor may have patched both eyes so that you don't move your eyes. Depending on the situation, your doctor may have bilaterally patched you because both eyes move when you try to only move one eye. This type of patching is very uncommon nowadays. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
Does anyone know if it is possible to get some kind of lasik eye surgery after having a retina detachment?
I've already got lasered on both eyes for tears a while ago and now i need more laser. what are the risks to laser surgery for retinal holes?
Small: Laser for retinal holes is almost always done on the peripheral portions of the retina where vision is usually minimal or absent. The effect is to seal off the holes so they do not lead to a retinal detachment. Sometimes this needs to be repeated if the initial treatment did not have the full effect. ...Read more
How old do you need to be to get laser eye surgery? Do you need to be a certain age? My eyes are still changing and my vision is getting worse, but i'm interested in getting corrective surgery. How long do I need to wait after getting glasses?
The : The food and drug administration (fda) has approved laser vision correction after age 21. Should should definitely wait until at least that age, although some people's eyes change until their mid to late 20's. Make sure your vision is stable before proceeding. Your ophthalmologist should see you 2 years in a row to make sure that things are stable before performing laser vision correction. But again, i would wait until at least age 21. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had increase in number of eye floaters.What should I do?Please don't advice to ignore them or get my eye checked for retinal tears as its done.
See below: If you had a retinal check, and there's no retinal pathology, then that's great. If your symptoms get worse however, you must have a repeat dilated retinal exam. There is nothing you can do otherwise to rid yourself of floaters short of vitrectomy surgery which is not a good option in this circumstance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healing: In prk, the skin covering the cornea is removed and allowed to regrow by itself. As the skin is regrowing, the vision will be blurry. After a few days, the skin is healed and the vision will improve. Vision after prk will continue to improve for several weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vitrectomy Surgery: Vitrectomy surgery is the most common treatment for macular holes and provides the best chance for regaining lost vision and helping with visual distortion. The procedure involves removing the vitreous gel, peeling membranes off the retina and adding a temporary gas bubble. Cataract, retinal detachment, and lack of closure are possible complications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Which doctor should I go to for contacts when I have a scar in my cornea? Cornea Specialist, Optometrist, or Ophthalmologist?
Hello. I have squint in both eyes. After operation is there any chance that squint will return? Also what precautions i need to take after surgery?
It may return: It is possible that surgery may not cure the problem and it may return over time. If you can use both eyes together, it is possible that you will have a better outcome. ...Read more
Many reasons: It depends on several things. What was the reason for the transplant; is the cornea healing correctly, is the cornea rejecting, or is the angle of the new cornea causing astigmatism that needs to be further corrected with glasses or contacts. It sometimes takes months to completely heal. You need to discuss this with the eye doctor that did the transplant. ...Read more
15%: National averages run from about 5-15% need an enhancement treatment. The higher the initial prescription the greater the likelihood. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on what anesthesia your eye md uses. If a needle is used to numb up the eye, then you will receive an eye patch to wear until the day after surgery. If you have eye drops to numb op the eye, then you might have a shield to cover the eye, but usually no eye patch. You should ask your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
How long do I have to wait to have sex after laser surgery for a retinal tear(almost 3 weeks ago) and a vitreous hemorrhage which has cleared?
Lasik: Astigmatism is easy, that means the eye is shaped like a football and not a basketball.. Nystagmus, if is mild can be tracked by the eye tracker on the laser. For more severe nystagmus, I have stabilized the eye with a forcep and tracked the eye without the tracker. The results were good. Nystagmus is a intermittent or continuous swinging of the eyes. ...Read more
Can you a have eye laser corrective surgery if the eye doctor notice eye pressure in your eyes, and then say it can lead to glaucoma? Plus had sarcoid
Depends: If your iop is too high for your eyes, this can definitely lead to irreversible vision loss. Your eye md should be evaluating you for glaucoma ; instituting treatment if characteristic optic nerve changes of glaucoma are present. Sarcoidosis often is initially treated with prednisone, which can elevate iop in susceptible people. I'd advise against lasik until your diagnosis is established. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do for flashers and floaters in one eye. Really bothersome for several months.Have been checked by an opthamologist retina is ok?
Flashes and floaters: Most flashes and floaters are benign but annoying. They tend to disappear over a period of weeks to months, without any medication. If the number of floaters starts to increase, or if you start to see a dark black curtain in your vision, then see your local ophthalmologist immediately! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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