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Is laser eye surgery is good for retinal tear?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Usually
A retinal tear allows fluid to seep under the retina and lift it off (retinal detachment).
Laser energy can be delivered to surround the tear and create scar re-attachment which puts the retina back in place and prevents further change. It is a useful tool for correction of this problem in the right cases. Your retinal ophthalmologist can diagnose and treat this.

In brief: Usually
A retinal tear allows fluid to seep under the retina and lift it off (retinal detachment).
Laser energy can be delivered to surround the tear and create scar re-attachment which puts the retina back in place and prevents further change. It is a useful tool for correction of this problem in the right cases. Your retinal ophthalmologist can diagnose and treat this.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: See a retina special
Yes. Either laser or cryoretinopexy (freezing treatment) can be used to treat a retinal tear and lessen the risk of that tear becoming a retinal detachment (which can cause blindness).

In brief: See a retina special
Yes. Either laser or cryoretinopexy (freezing treatment) can be used to treat a retinal tear and lessen the risk of that tear becoming a retinal detachment (which can cause blindness).
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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