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I don't know how I developed a epiretinal membrane, but it isn't affecting my vision much. How likely is it to affect vision in the future?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not likely

Epiretinal membranes can get better, worse or stay the same.
Many do not impair the vision very much and for those, nothing should be done. Be sure to see your ophthalmologist as he/she recommends to follow your epiretinal membrane.

In brief: Not likely

Epiretinal membranes can get better, worse or stay the same.
Many do not impair the vision very much and for those, nothing should be done. Be sure to see your ophthalmologist as he/she recommends to follow your epiretinal membrane.
Dr. Tim Conrad
Dr. Tim Conrad
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Dr. Colin McCannel
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Likely

Epiretinal membranes generally progress or worsen over time.
However it can take years. It may be useful to have a retina specialist monitor over time every 6-12 months.

In brief: Likely

Epiretinal membranes generally progress or worsen over time.
However it can take years. It may be useful to have a retina specialist monitor over time every 6-12 months.
Dr. Colin McCannel
Dr. Colin McCannel
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