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Jul 22, 2010
... I had detached retina surgery last Jan 10. ... (0 replies)
... Yes, this was the first time any kind of anesthesia has affected me...i've had knee surgery but man, this hit me like a ton of bricks. I'm still tired. ... (120 replies)
... Recently my hubby went for an eye checkup and the Doctor told that there are 2very small Retina holes in one eye.So the holes need to be corrected with laser surgery. ... (2 replies)

... the side effect of the tear itself. Otherwise I've had absolutely no negative side effects at all. Just so thankful that I can have eye care that is not a "real" surgery that requires hospitalization and long recovery time. ... (41 replies)
... or maybe the original detachment wasn't so bad. I really hope that he gains some vision back with the surgery though, even if it's not great it's better than none. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks for the advice and support. All I know is that at the emergency the person said that the detachement is towards the middle of the retina so in his case waiting another week won't make a difference... Right now my dad doesn't see much with his eye, while during the gas bubble he saw more... ... (10 replies)
... Yeah we called a few days ago, he went to emergency, he has a detachement :( he will see his doctor in a few days as it was the holidays and the person said there's no extra danger in waiting another week :( The person at the emergency said that they usually do silicone for recurrent detachments, but we will see what the doctor saids :( i'm trying to read about silicone but... (10 replies)
... With his dilated pupil it might take some time to return to normal, and for some people it never does. ... (10 replies)
... good luck for your dad's cataract surgery when he has it. ... (10 replies)
... to see if it improves. The eye fluid is still saturated with gas. So as time pass it might change. Or it may be a "transparent" cataract that changed lens refraction ratio so drastically? ... (10 replies)
... Your case is probably more difficult than mine. I did not have macula detached. And most of retina was attached when they did my vitrectomy. So I know that my vision was sharp right before the surgery. ... (10 replies)
... My doctor doesn't like to say much and did not explain my eye situation, all he said the retina is reattached and is healing fine, take it easy and see you next time. ... (15 replies)
... Some people don't need to do the facedown thing...I didn't. I don't think most people do. But the recovery wasn't pleasant....And I developed the usual cataract from that surgery, but the cataract surgery was a breeze. Hardly any recovery needed. ... (3 replies)
... I was 38 when my retina 1st detached. I did not know I had ROP until I was 32. ... (15 replies)
... ths earlier, I wanted only him to perform this one too, although other surgeons were available that evening. I thought that it was my insistence that delayed the surgery to the next day, although it was within 20 hours after first noticing it. ... (15 replies)
... The urgency of the surgery depends on the location and extent of the detachment. ... (15 replies)
... Thank you very much for taking the time to post your experience in such detail. ... (15 replies)
... with the retina dangling and had to fly back home 1000 miles just to do the operation. ... (15 replies)
... above which I'd be able to see, below which, not. This line would lower as time passed and the gas bubble was absorbed. ... (15 replies)
... I am happy to live in a time when we have the technology to repair these type problems, and I am happy to not be blind in this eye. So if it does not go completely away, I can deal. ... (8 replies)

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