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... live with and I don't know when it will stop. Now, the eye flashes when it's closed, I hope that means that the traction is pulling harder and will slide off the retina and the flashing will stop. Why don't doctors know these things? ... (3 replies)
... I had a check-up with my surgeon August 1, 2014. Another OCT scan was taken, and a purple dye was injected into my arm to test the circulation of my eye. The OCT scan had not changed since May 14, 2014. The retina is completely intact; however, there is a "wrinkle" or a "lump" in the bottom-center of my eye. The surgeon says the "wrinkle" or fluid is as big as the end of a... (27 replies)
... Internal Limiting Membrane, which is on top of the retina, or can be considered as the "outermost" part of the retina itself in touch with the vitreous humor. ... (27 replies)

... or, with cryopexy, all around its periphery vs. removing an extremely thin layer from the already thin retina itself! ... (27 replies)
... I was just wondering if anyone has been offered surgery to fix the waviness after a detached retina/vitrectomy? I'm still at the "wait and see" stage, so I don't know if I will actually need the surgery, but my consultant did mention surgery as a possible means to try and fix the waviness if it doesn't go away by itself. (27 replies)
... Have you seen a retina specialist? ... (3 replies)
... this has nothing to do with any bad thing with your eyes or retina, it's totally normal to see floaters when looking at bright light! don't panic over nothing (2 replies)
... I am a teen and -3.00 glasses power I have floaters that had clumped together. They look thick. When I look at a light, these clumped floaters create a reflection of the light. It only occurs when I look at a very bright light (sunlight). It is usually on and off. My eyes were only checked with a slit lamp but I think that isn't enough for me. Also when I look at a canfle,... (2 replies)
... I am extremely near sighted - 750 right eye, 650 left. I first started seeing an increase in floaters and then the bright arc started in my left eye. Then I stared seeing flashes of lights in both eyes. I see them all the time. I see them less when I ignore them. I know that is hard to do, but for me it is the only way to cope with it. I am 58, as you grow older the fluid in... (5 replies)
... I've had this too for the last 3 years. Been to 4 different opthamologist thinking something was wrong with my retina. They just say my retina is ok and that the light is caused from pulling. The more you think about it, the more you will see it. Took me months to calm down and ignore it. ... (5 replies)
... ars. This is following an eye injury I had in 2007. I am highly myopic and have been to 4 different retinal specialists in Denver. None can see a problem with my retina and say it's vitreous traction or retinal traction. One doctor saw scarring but that's it. Otherwise they say my retina is healthy.I am losing my mind over this. ... (5 replies)
... ars. This is following an eye injury I had in 2007. I am highly myopic and have been to 4 different retinal specialists in Denver. None can see a problem with my retina and say it's vitreous traction or retinal traction. One doctor saw scarring but that's it. Otherwise they say my retina is healthy.I am losing my mind over this. ... (30 replies)
... Hi Laura, Thanks for recounting your personal eye journey. And, hope that your retinas stay put! It just helps to open up sometimes as patients, and we know more and more about these things as each of us goes along in his/her journey in life, and we appreciate better and better the vision we have, whatever it may be, and the eye surgeons who, I think, are really god-sent. ... (10 replies)
... I was 38 when my retina 1st detached. I did not know I had ROP until I was 32. ... (10 replies)
... Also, it is sad to know that your scleral buckling damaged your sclera, and, hence, it had to be removed. Hope your retina stays put now with the silicone oil. All the best! ... (10 replies)
... My right eye's retina detached in 2011, this was triggered due to my retinopathy of prematurity. ... (10 replies)
... Upthegrove, I had left eye Vitrectomy for detach retina but not completely, right eye lattice degeneration a few years back resulting in to retina tear. Left eye laser, cryo, gas bubble and right eye laser retinopexy. Had to lie on left side when sleeping. ... (3 replies)
... So sorry about your retina. I had retina repair surgery two years ago, and had to keep my head down for two weeks. I know it is hard, but try to do what the dr. ... (3 replies)
... I had surgery in June for a torn retina (not completely detached). I was told by my surgeon to lie right side down. Face down just for a change. But I think it depends on what was actually done. Face down is so hard....I wish you luck & hope you have lots of help at home. (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed with a complete detached retina and have to have surgery on Thursday. ... (3 replies)


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