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Flying with a gas bubble after retinal detachment

I had surgery including vitrectomy 8 weeks ago.  I still have some gas bubble and plan on flying July 3rd (another 3 weeks from now).  I am told you can fly if there is some gas bubble left.  Nayone have experience with this?
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Dear jemmcarthy,

I would recommend that you speak with your eyeMD.  It is my understanding that you would not want to fly with a gas bubble; however, I am not a specialist in this area.

Dr. Feldman

Sandy T. Feldman, M.D., M.S.
ClearView Eye and Laser Medical Center
San Diego, California
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