... I've had a vitrectomy with the long lasting gas and you are right ... its very disorientating with the gas level sploshing around! ... (10 replies)
... Hello again, vitcat2!
I, too, thought that any RD necessitated immediate treatment…until that day that I spoke to my doctor and he told me that since my central vision was gone, it could wait a few days. Ordinarily, I am not a person who blindly trusts medical professionals….I’ve dealt with too many of them who were not intelligent enough, knowledgeable enough, compassionate... (10 replies)
... Thank you tubint, I needed to read this today, I am also 13 months post vitrectomy and preparing for silicone oil removal later this year hopefully. ... (2 replies)
... I had Vitrectomy for scar tissue on my macula, but no buckle or gas or anything special. ... (2 replies)
... Hi. I am 67 years and had scleral buckling on 9m Apr 2012 and vitrectomy on 28 May 2012 with gas bubble which has since been uplifted. ... (2 replies)
... Does everyone who has a Macular pucker vitrectomy have to have it twice ? ... (12 replies)
... had vitrectomy with gas bubble and laser. ... (12 replies)
... My name is Scott and I am 30. I was diagnosed with Optic Disc Pit. ...I had a vitrectomy with gas bubble in August 2010. I had it under local anisthetic and had a gas bubble in my eye for 10 days. I was told to lay flat on my face for a week. ... (12 replies)
... Hi Paul, my brother had same symptoms as you after his vitrectomy for retinal detachment. I want to know how are you doing so i can tell him your story and give him hope. He's very scared. ... (12 replies)
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... Only just saw this and realised I did not reply.
At the time you posed the question, I had only had one vitrectomy (June 2008) and that was a saline solution with no bubble.
My second vitrectomy was 31st March 2009 and that was with the saline solution and a gas/air bubble.
More details in the ILM peel thread. (12 replies)
... Paul, I presume the test in which you had sharp vision with the operated eye was the 'pinhole' test in which you look through a blanking plate with a tiny hole in the middle. This indicates that the blurred vision is due to a lens correction problem. If you wear glasses, the lens is no longer the right prescription. The ophthalmolgist may be reluctant to prescibe a new lens... (12 replies)
... Hello, PLEASE BE PATIENT. "PIXELS" ARE STILL MISSING - DONT WORRY. Are you on drops, first predforte then non steroidal as I received. I had Vitrectomy 2/07 at Duke related facility and I'm still in healing process. My concern is macular edema and I am on long tern use of Acular (which one better .05 or LS .04) When are you going for follw up appts? My vision corrected... (12 replies)
... in the top left corner of my left eye on Jan 11 and had vitrectomy surgery on Jan 12with a "gas bubble". ... (12 replies)
... Sorry this wont help you, but thank you for your question. I Have gotten an enormous amout of information from other peoples problems as my own doctors dont give me much info. I am scheduled for cat surg. in the near future and I am wondering if you would be so kind to tell me .....What was your refraction before your original cataract surgery, as you are so young (I am 55... (8 replies)
... I do believe the message you received was for M27. Vitrectomy was also in one of my readings on complications of cat. surgery along with detatchd retina, because my nearsighted rx is high almost at 10 my dr. ... (66 replies)
... Hi Pixpuf,
I'm wondering how your vision is now. It took mine about two months to be good. Let us hear from you, if you have time.
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... I had a vitrectomy on Sept. 6 for a macular hole. During the surgery there were some complications in that the retina did tear. ... (6 replies)
... requires a further vitrectomy later to remove the oil. There may be potential complications you need to consider as the oil occasionally can cause problems if left in too long. ... (1 replies)
... I'm so glad that I came across this forum!
I had a RD 10 years ago- No idea why it happened. Dr. believe it is because of me being so nearsighted. I had a buckle placed in and gas in the eye. Recovery was slow but after 1 year... I had no problems in the eye and could see great with my contacts. Fast forward to this week. I woke up to find that my retnia had detatched... (12 replies)