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What care should a patient receive after photocoagulation therapy on a detached retina?
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Dr. Edward Workman
Pain Management
In brief: No alcohol,driving
NO alcohol and no driving for about one week after the procedure.
No swimming, diving or anything that could raise your eye pressures. Avoid eye strain, and excess rapid movements of the eye during the same period. Also avoid raised systemic blood pressure, e.g. don't miss doses of anti-hypertensive agents.

In brief: No alcohol,driving
NO alcohol and no driving for about one week after the procedure.
No swimming, diving or anything that could raise your eye pressures. Avoid eye strain, and excess rapid movements of the eye during the same period. Also avoid raised systemic blood pressure, e.g. don't miss doses of anti-hypertensive agents.
Dr. Edward Workman
Dr. Edward Workman
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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology
In brief: Detached retina
Once the retina is attached, follow the instructions from your retina doctor. Sometimes, the head needs to be positioned a certain way for a period of time after surgery to optimize healing.
Do not resume vigorous activity until your doctor gives you the ok.

In brief: Detached retina
Once the retina is attached, follow the instructions from your retina doctor. Sometimes, the head needs to be positioned a certain way for a period of time after surgery to optimize healing.
Do not resume vigorous activity until your doctor gives you the ok.
Dr. Theodore Wu
Dr. Theodore Wu
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