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Any risk in a myopic pregnant woman (-8 diopters) getting retinal detachment from pushing during delivery?
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Dr. Donald Morris
Ophthalmology
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In brief: No
Although the risk of retinal detachment may be somewhat higher in a high myope (near-sighted person), I do not believe that delivery poses much of an increased risk.
Enjoy the baby!

In brief: No
Although the risk of retinal detachment may be somewhat higher in a high myope (near-sighted person), I do not believe that delivery poses much of an increased risk.
Enjoy the baby!
Dr. Donald Morris
Dr. Donald Morris
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
In brief: Minimal risk
Your scenario causes minimal if any risk of retinal detachment compared to the baseline risk of someone with high myopia and peripheral retinal degenation.

In brief: Minimal risk
Your scenario causes minimal if any risk of retinal detachment compared to the baseline risk of someone with high myopia and peripheral retinal degenation.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Dr. Jay Bradley
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