... Anyway, get to an eye specialist and get it checked. Cataract surgery is not nearly as bad as retina surgery. ... (3 replies)
... I had retinal surgery to close the tear in my retina through the "freezing technique" that fuses the tear together by creating a small amount of scarring. The surgeon also attached a scleral buckle. 2. ... (3 replies)
... Hello. This is my first post, i was diagnosed with a giant retinal tear last September 2013. I was in Belgium at the time, i woke up on Thursday morning with lots of floaters in my right eye. ... (0 replies)
... I had a Retinal Tear Laser Surgery by a vitreoretinal surgeon two weeks ago referred by my eye doctor. In the follow up checkup a week ago he said everything is fine. ... (0 replies)
... I'm recovering from laser surgery of a retinal tear. ... (2 replies)
... What is the best way to take care of your eye after laser surgery for a retinal tear? ... (0 replies)
... Yes, it made me feel better to know the doc had the experience of having a retinal tear. He mention some folks have surgery to remove the floaters. He also said it was surgery that could go wrong... said he wasn't about to let his buddy do the surgery on him. ... (4 replies)
... Hi LeLu, I had a retinal tear in my eye last May, with the blood floating around, too. ... (4 replies)
... 8/26 update:
I had a vitrectomy macula off RD with gas bubble on 6/18/15.
At my week 10 postop, the gas bubble still at 10%.
I am seeing very much everything above the bubble line now, however the overall vision is very poor, I am at 20/100 today same as 5 week ago. The distorted, crooked and double vision still here. The retina is healing fine according to the doctor. With... (10 replies)
... Two years prior, i was diagnosed with retinal tear on the same eye and had laser surgery. This was successful. A year after that, i had cataract surgery and they replaced my lens. ... (10 replies)
... Just an update. After exactly 2 month my bubble is finally gone. The vision did not improve though. Still blurry. Both doctors I went to are puzzled. With tiny cataract that developed it should not be that bad. One said that everyone is different. He also said that all he knows once cataract is removed everyone gets perfect vision. Pretty much clueless. Oh well. On the... (10 replies)
... Do you see double wavy lines with your affected eye only (the good one closed)? Are they double vertically or horizontally?
I see a washed out picture. It looks like out of focus. Let's say I look at the stop light. I see about 5 of them instead of one. However they are all different in intensity. The highest intensity is horizontally. So it mostly appears like double light... (10 replies)
... Thank you. I know other people who have used the same doctor - for different things and not surgery- and they really like him. My issue is different than yours so I hope you heal all the way. I originally had the flashing lights and later developed the macular pucker, which is generally how it starts - with the flashes, i guess vitreous floaters. I just wish that the doctor... (10 replies)
... caused retinal tears at the top of left eye. And probably some detachment at the top. Got also blood vessel popped in the process with hemorrhage. ... (10 replies)
... I have experience with floaters since I had retinal tear surgery. I was told that many times, floaters become less noticeable within 3 months. Otherwise you pretty much need to learn to live with it. ... (1 replies)
... s 2 detach on left eye with an additional detachment that stopped 'naturally' sometime ago. Right eye had a massive retina tear. Scheduled for the next available surgery being 2 days later. ... (2 replies)
... My doctor says these are blood debris in my vitrious due to the tear and should resolve in few weeks, but they are really in my way in everything I do and am losing hope by the day that they will ever go. ... (2 replies)
... or retinal detachmnent. It happened with my left eye. I hope after the cataract sx. in both eyes you start seeing much better, and don't have to go through any vit. sx. Pl. ... (66 replies)
... Although I may be late with my reply I may be able to help with your question about floaters and retinal detachment. ... (13 replies)
... Two weeks later I had a flash of light in my peripheal vision in the other eye. I went back for a follow up and had her look at both eyes. She found a hole and a tear in the eye she did two weeks ago and also a tear in the other. ... (0 replies)