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Can scleral buckle surgery cause permanent eye damage?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
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In brief: Rarely

Scleral buckles are used to fix a retinal detachment.
Rarely, it can limit the blood supply to the front of the eye and cause problems. It usually does not cause any issues.

In brief: Rarely

Scleral buckles are used to fix a retinal detachment.
Rarely, it can limit the blood supply to the front of the eye and cause problems. It usually does not cause any issues.
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Dr. Matthew Rauen
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes

Scearal buckle is used to treat a blinding condition - retinal detachment.
Any surgery has potential complications these can cause permanent problems. However, these complications beat an eye with a complete retinal detachment.

In brief: Yes

Scearal buckle is used to treat a blinding condition - retinal detachment.
Any surgery has potential complications these can cause permanent problems. However, these complications beat an eye with a complete retinal detachment.
Dr. Matthew Rauen
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