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How long can I wait to get evaluation or treatment for a retinal tear?

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Dr. Matheson Harris
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: You can't

If you have a retinal tear, it should be evaluated immediately.
Once it progresses to a detachment, the treatment becomes much more complicated and the chance of permanent vision loss greatly increases.

In brief: You can't

If you have a retinal tear, it should be evaluated immediately.
Once it progresses to a detachment, the treatment becomes much more complicated and the chance of permanent vision loss greatly increases.
Dr. Matheson Harris
Dr. Matheson Harris
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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery

In brief: Don't delay

Most retinal tears need treatment sooner rather than later to lessen the risk of retinal detachment.
See a retina specialist.

In brief: Don't delay

Most retinal tears need treatment sooner rather than later to lessen the risk of retinal detachment.
See a retina specialist.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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