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... in in trying to find the problem so I went back to my family dr. He sent me to an optometrist here in my hometown just to get the ball rolling again but perhaps on a different path this time. The optometrist really examined my eyes and even had it pulled up on the computer screen for my husband to see what he was seeing. ... (2 replies)
... el inside the eye separates from the retina. This is a natural process that happens to most people over the age of 50 years. If the gel is firmly attached to the retina it can cause damage in the detachment process and that could explain both the flashing and the scarring. ... (2 replies)
... My scarring is so far into the peripheral vision that my second opinion doctor could not believe I was seeing symptoms. ... (3 replies)

... Hi--Are you nearsighted? This sounds like myopic macular degeneration. It's different from the more common macular degeneration that is caused by aging. Myopic MD can happen to much younger people in their 20s and 30s although I was diagnosed with it when I was 55 (I'm 67 now) just in my left eye. When you're severely nearsighted your retina/macula can stretch and get very... (7 replies)
... months ago, my retina is currently attached after 360 buckle and 2 vitrectomies, currently silicone oil filled. ... (0 replies)
... So I finally saw a retinologist and had an angiogram. This showed a leak with a "blister" in the macular region of my retina. The blister seen on the photos of my eye looks EXACTLY like what I am seeing. ... (15 replies)
... I went to the eye Dr. yesterday and when he dialated my eyes he saw a lot of scarring on my left retina. After asking some questions and blinding me with that darn light in the eye again, he told me I have Ocular Histoplasmosis. ... (2 replies)
Cataract surgery
Nov 18, 2006
... I looked up refractive and I'm still not real sure what it means. I think maybe something like lasik, something about the shape of the eyeball. Mine's more egg shaped than usual because of the scarring, or something like that. That's a good A1C. It's been a while since I had one but it was 6.3, when my glucophage had just been increased to 1000 twice a day. It's... (107 replies)
... At the age of 13 I had surgery for a detached retina in my left eye. At the age of 17 I had surgery for my right. ... (2 replies)
... Why not make an appointment with a retina specialist, "yesterday if not sooner", and while waiting you can google the subject. ... (7 replies)
... that done a couple of years after I had my cataract out. But I already had problems with lights at night, because my pupil doesn't react like it should and have scarring on my retina. I had starring occur when the cataract formed, as I recall. ... (22 replies)
... Since you told me you had retina surgery, i am sure we have identical situation. ... (3 replies)
... cerebral spin fluid probes and concluded that I could have had an Herpes infection in my central nervous system, which moved towards the choroid membrane of the retina to cause a serious uveitis posterior, for those who are common with the specific names. ... (0 replies)
... Thanks for your detailed responses. With regards to the "gas" going through the retinal tear/hole, of course, you are right, it can but the scenario I was assuming was slightly different: first, pre-vit op, normal eye liquid/no air-bubble, then retinal tear, then liquid goes behind the retina and peels it leading to retinal detachment; then, vitrectomy op, laser treatment... (18 replies)
... ball shape after the vitreous has been removed from it, and presses on the retina for it to stick to its RPE base if there is detachment. ... (18 replies)
... In regards to what caused my scar tissue...I have been trying to figure that out since I discovered it. I asked the 4 Retina Sp. what they think caused it, but none of them gave a direct response. ... (18 replies)
... I have other posts about the same problem if you want to search for all of my posts on this site, reflecting different doctor's visits, responses to other people who have had similar problems. It may be helpful to look through them. ... (16 replies)
... At present my left eye has no lens, as the natural lens was removed in an operation for a detached retina in 2010. ... (5 replies)
... I was on so many message boards looking for information at that time, I completely forgot I posted to this one. ... (3 replies)
... e eye exam at the age of 39, not expecting to be told that anything was wrong with me other than a possible need for reading glasses. I was also told I had scars on my retina near the macula. I have had one appointment with a retinal specialist and histoplasmosis and toxoplasmosis have been ruled out. ... (10 replies)

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