Thanks so much for your kind replies, Dr JC Hagan.
Had vitrectomy (with C3F8 gas) done on 3 Nov 08.
It's 27 Dec now and I still have the circle gas shadow reflected in my vision. I can also see a black speck 'floating' around within the circle all the time.
Are these normal?
Is it safe to get back to work (nursing) on 2 Jan 09 eventhough the gas hasn't dissipated yet?
Was too much gas put in?
Yes it is normal, black floaters are common, your surgeon will have to determine when you can return to work and this does not indicate that too much gas was put in the eye. That gas is used because it takes a long time to dissolve.
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