I'm now 7 weeks post-vitrectomy with a scleral buckle to fix a retinal tear. I came out of the procedure with a narrow band of no vision (scotoma) stretching from the fovea out to the edge where the photocoagulation repair is located.
Recently I've noticed the distinct edge of the scotoma becoming fuzzy and greater visual sensation at the extreme edge. But the portion at the fovea is still there. I've also noticed that the brightness of the scotoma when I close my eyes is starting to diminish.
Should I expect to regain some of my vision in this region? Do such scotomas appear to recover from the fovea out? Or from the edge towards the center?
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