... could it be possible there is scar tissue developing on your retina ? ... (3 replies)
... I had Vitrectomy for scar tissue on my macula, but no buckle or gas or anything special. ... (2 replies)
... I can tell you that my distortion has improved slightly through the year as my retina swelling improved slightly. My retina sp. says at this time my retina swelling will probably always remain at this increased thickness because it has been a year since Vitrectomy. ... (2 replies)
... I've had three operations to repair the retina in one eye. Initially it was torn but later became detached and scar tissue formed. The last op was 8 weeks ago and the vision, when I close my good eye, is noticeably tilted about 20 degrees from the horizontal. ... (2 replies)
... I have something similar, a retinal scar causing some distortion in vision. I had a flourescent angiogram to rule out bleeding and Dr said nothing could be done and come back in 6 months. ... (1 replies)
... I have been having some vision distortion and have been told I have a scar at
the back of my right retina. This scar was noted previously, after I had vitreous collapse - both eyes- after having general anaesthetic (told no connection just a coincidence !) but no-one told me then, 3 yrs ago, or photographed it for comparison.
Nor did I have any distortion before.
It is... (1 replies)
... I hope you may be able to share any experiences you may have of retinal scar removal with retinectomy please. ... (0 replies)
... I have thick scar tissue also, does that mean they won't or might not get it all the first time ? ... (12 replies)
... I know your posting about the retinal scar is quite old, but did the doctor ever determine what caused it? ... (3 replies)
... Hello all,
First let me say that I will be surprised if anyone knows what I am talking about. It's been 12 years since I had the surgery to "fix" this, but I am still curious.
Let me start by saying that my eyes are the worst most docs have seen in a functioning person. I am too far gone to be a candidate for lasik anymore. I started wearing glasses the day after I got... (0 replies)
... At my most recent eye test my optician told me that she found a slight scar on my retina in my right eye and so she gave me a letter to give to my doctor so he can arrange for me to go to hospital to have it properly checked out there. ... (3 replies)
... I think the restrictions you mentioned are for the recovery period. I had a detached retina repaired and had those limitations in the beginning. I certainly wouldn't do any heavy lifting anyway, but jumping? ... (2 replies)
... I'm no expert, but have had my right retina detach 4 times, and also a tear with retinal hemmorhage in my left. ... (3 replies)
... Me too. Thanks for the reply and later on if I should have to have a vitrectomy to remove scar tissue and debris, if they do it for that, as I think I remember reading in my web searches, I may need to ask you things. Best wishes. ... (4 replies)
... I'm sure you will be fine, and the last thing you need is the retina detaching, so if it can prevent that, that's a good thing. ... (6 replies)
... which is removing the gel and scar tissue and replacing it with clear fluid. I guess it's the only way to remove the scar tissue. The retina will detach without it. ... (6 replies)
... I had to have the vitrectomy because of all the retina surgeries and retinal tears causing a lot of debris in the vitreous, plus it was pulling on the retina. ... (6 replies)
... especially on your eyes. I can speak to the cataract part of your question. Hopefully someone else can give you input on the retina surgery. ... (6 replies)
... I need surgery to remove the scar tissue that has formed due to macular edema. The scar tissue is pulling on my retina and the doctor fears it will result in a detached retina. I am scared about this surgery. It will be done with a block while I am awake. ... (6 replies)
... I'm not sure of all the other things that can cause a scar, but a vein occlusion can. If a blood vessel gets blocked, a small area of cells will die. In an otherwise healthy person, (i.e. no blood pressure/artery/heart/diabetic problems) the cause of an occlusion is unknown and probably random. Unlikely to occur again.
A retinal tear might cause a scar (anybody with tears... (5 replies)