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... If it is, indeed, a confirmed case of macular pucker or ERM, please ask the retina specialist how bad it is. ... (6 replies)
... I assure you all that I have seen the retina specialist and the choice is up to me for surgery and a return visit in 6 months is what they asked of me. ... (6 replies)
... Definitely see a retina spec. asap. ... (6 replies)

... it could be your eye lens or retina or even the optic nerve or brain.What makes you think you have macular pucker, in particular? ... (6 replies)
... Darthy12, PVD is a natural process for most of us. So there is nothing to fear, really! I have gone through it, and so do millions of other people. As your doctor, perhaps, must have told you, as we age, the vitreous, inside the eyeball, slowly shrinks, and, hence, detaches itself from the retina, sometimes, creating floaters, which are just protein fibers which make up the... (1 replies)
... mention what kind of eye doctor examined you. There are different levels of eye doctors, from optometrist to general ophthalmologists to highly specialized. A retina specialist examines your retina with more thoroughness than others. ... (2 replies)
... (Continuation from my previous post) Consider the first chart for the right eye OD(R): • It is as seen by the doctor or the machine since the yellow spot on the top left photo, which is the entrance of the optic nerve in the eye, is to the right, close to the nose side of the right eye • The region of the area scanned is shown by the square in the top photos, and the... (2 replies)
... So, basically, the two OTC charts you have linked principally show the state of the retina from the viewpoint of thickness, etc. ... (2 replies)
... 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)
... 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)
Retina Detachment
Oct 31, 2013
... Although I had Vitrectomy recently, I was told by the surgeon I also had a retina tear sometime in the past that healed itself. Unfortunately the latest flare up required urgent surgery. ... (2 replies)




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