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For anyone with a scleral buckling surgery for retinal detachment, is there a lot of pain?

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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
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There may be some discomfort that gradually improves over several days that can be helped with over-the-counter pain relievers or something a little stronger which your retinal specialist can provide.
If pain is severe or does not improve, it may be a more serious issue like increased eye pressure or infection, but that is why your retina specialist follows you closely postoperatively.

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There may be some discomfort that gradually improves over several days that can be helped with over-the-counter pain relievers or something a little stronger which your retinal specialist can provide.
If pain is severe or does not improve, it may be a more serious issue like increased eye pressure or infection, but that is why your retina specialist follows you closely postoperatively.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology

In brief: Scleral buckle

There may be some pain which should subside in short time.
If it persists there may be a problem with the buckle affecting the eye pressure, or there could be an infection or some other complication which may need attention.

In brief: Scleral buckle

There may be some pain which should subside in short time.
If it persists there may be a problem with the buckle affecting the eye pressure, or there could be an infection or some other complication which may need attention.
Dr. Yale Kanter
Dr. Yale Kanter
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