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What restrictions will you have after surgery for a retinal tear?

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Dr. Harold Ballitch
Ophthalmology
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In brief: It depends

It is necessary to avoid heavy lifting, bending or straining.
If you have a gas bubble in your eye face down positioning is also very important.

In brief: It depends

It is necessary to avoid heavy lifting, bending or straining.
If you have a gas bubble in your eye face down positioning is also very important.
Dr. Harold Ballitch
Dr. Harold Ballitch
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology

In brief: Varies

Surgery for a retinal tear may range from a gas bubble that pushes the retina back to laser to cryotherapy and even vitrectomy with a placement of an encircling eye band.
Best to ask your surgeon on the optimal positioning and possible restrictions on high altitude travel.

In brief: Varies

Surgery for a retinal tear may range from a gas bubble that pushes the retina back to laser to cryotherapy and even vitrectomy with a placement of an encircling eye band.
Best to ask your surgeon on the optimal positioning and possible restrictions on high altitude travel.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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