An ophthalmologist diagnosed me with lattice degeneration and performed laser treatment to seal off the weak areas on my retina. Now, 5 days after the laser treatment, I noticed there are flashes of light on the peripheral part of the eye. I immediately went back for check up but the doctor said my retina is normal.
Is it normal to have those symptoms after a laser treatment? What are the chances of having retinal detachment even after performing laser treatment?
I had surgery for 2 retinal tears in my left eye about a month ago. Cryo, laser, and a gas bubble was put in. My surgeon wants to do preventive laser treatment in my right eye where there is lattice degeneration. I am 44 and severely myopic (-13)
My question is about the recovery for the surgery. Am I looking at another two weeks of being still? He has only talked about doing laser treatment. I have read conflicting information on the web and will have to wait until at least Monday to get that question answered. Any help would be much appreciated.
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