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Eye floaters are ruining my academic life, is it recommended that i get a vitrectomy?

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Dr. Keshav Narain
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
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In brief: Questionable

As i mentioned in several other posts, i believe that vitrectomy is an option when all other options are ruled out and the floaters have been there for at least six months.
Of course you need an exam to establish that it is the floaters that are the cause of your concern. Remember there are risks with every surgical procedure, but vitrectomy is extremely safe in good hands. Beware cataracts.

In brief: Questionable

As i mentioned in several other posts, i believe that vitrectomy is an option when all other options are ruled out and the floaters have been there for at least six months.
Of course you need an exam to establish that it is the floaters that are the cause of your concern. Remember there are risks with every surgical procedure, but vitrectomy is extremely safe in good hands. Beware cataracts.
Dr. Keshav Narain
Dr. Keshav Narain
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Dr. Randall Wong
Ophthalmology

In brief: Likely

Floaters which have failed to resolve after several months or years are unlikely to move or disappear. Three options; do nothing, vitrectomy or laser.
Laser is not recommended by retinal specialists. vitrectomy is as safe or safer than cataract surgery..

In brief: Likely

Floaters which have failed to resolve after several months or years are unlikely to move or disappear. Three options; do nothing, vitrectomy or laser.
Laser is not recommended by retinal specialists. vitrectomy is as safe or safer than cataract surgery..
Dr. Randall Wong
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