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silicone oil side effect and symptom
had surgery on left eye for ritnal detach 5 mos ago. silicone oil was put in eye - also IOL. I understand if the oil in eye for long time damage can happen - if so what are the side effect and sympton of possible problem? I'm told it can cause possible cloudy and blurred vision. I have to read a lot my concern Thank you.

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It is a balance.  If silicone oil is left in there can be damage to the retina.  However,  if removed, the retina can redetach.


Discuss this with your surgeon.

Dr. O.
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