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Vitrectomy, membrane peel, lost periphereal vision

Two weeks ago had surgery.  Now the gas bubble/s almost gone.   The previous distorted central vision is much improved but I have a large area that looks sort of like a scythe that starts out pointed to the left of center and wraps around the underside of the center.  This area appears light gray most of the time.  If I focus on one spot on a blank yellow wall for example, this area is at first light gray.  It then may turn black for a period or sometimes goes away so it looks like I'm seeing clearly.  But any object in this area disappears.   There is no light getting through this area at all.  If I look at a flashlight beam and move focus to put this area over the flashlight, there is not even a faint glow getting through.    I told the Dr I could see this problem through the bubble.  Dr examined eye and said it looked ok.   After bubble went down I informed Dr I could see over bubble but still this area is blind.   Still blaming bubble.  I see Dr again on the 22nd at which time there will be no bubble to blame.   My concern is Dr may have made some blunder he is not willing to admit.  I have no interest in a law suit or in damaging the Dr's reputation.  I want an answer and to know if there is a way to repair the damage.  Do you have any suggestions about course of action or seeking another opinion?   Should this problem be something the Dr is able to see on exam of retina?
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Get a second opinion from another retinal doctor.  This may be a shallow retinal detachment for more rarely a vascular occlusion.

Dr. O.
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Thanks Dr.
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