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Post-scleral buckle surgery pain and inflammation
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Post-scleral buckle surgery pain and inflammation

I had emergency scleral buckle surgery 1700h 16 December. Since then, there has always been pain (usually controlled by opioid analgesics), frequently severe, and sometimes wxcruciating (a kidney stone 6 years ago is my benchmark for intense pain). I do have a check-up scheduled for Thursday.

I am using the gentimycin and ice-pack religiously, as well as the cyclopentol until this morning (as I believed it to be a contributory factor, which may not be the case). Do you see any problems with alternating that mydriatic with homatropine?

Also, I have some prednisone 1% left over from treating Uveitis last summer. Would the very-short-term use of these drops (no more than one day) to help reduce the inflammation be acceptable under the circumstances? TY
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i dont condone unsupervised steroid use, but you may very well need to be on anti-inflammatory drops.  you need to ask the surgeon that question.

i dont think alternating cyclopentolate & homatropine is a big deal.
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