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.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.