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What do I need to do after a diabetic retinopathy surgery?

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Dr. Robert Janigian
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Depends

If you had laser surgery in the office there isn't much to do except don't rub your eye for the first hour or two because of the presence of an anesthetic.
You may need something for mild discomfort. If you have vitrectomy in an operating room then you will be taking eye drops for several weeks and may have to position your head if a gas bubble was used.

In brief: Depends

If you had laser surgery in the office there isn't much to do except don't rub your eye for the first hour or two because of the presence of an anesthetic.
You may need something for mild discomfort. If you have vitrectomy in an operating room then you will be taking eye drops for several weeks and may have to position your head if a gas bubble was used.
Dr. Robert Janigian
Dr. Robert Janigian
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Dr. Edward Meier
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Control your sugars

The most important things are to control blood sugars and keep follow up appointments with your ophthalmologist.

In brief: Control your sugars

The most important things are to control blood sugars and keep follow up appointments with your ophthalmologist.
Dr. Edward Meier
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