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Laser therapy for jumping eye - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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User :   right eye has been jumping up and down. What cause this
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr
Doctor :   can you explain your symptoms ? how long have you had this ?
User :   diagnoised with central serous retinopathy.Right eye jumping up and down for 6 monthes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have any pain or visual disturbaances ?
Doctor :   any diplopia (double vision)?
User :   Ihave a under active throid. I am
Doctor :   ok
User :   rectly had eye test.
User :   what is causing this.I cannot drive because of this
Doctor :   usually your symptoms could be due to either a weakness of the extra ocular muscles which control the eye movements
Doctor :   what was the result of your eyetest ?
Doctor :   Are u able to see properly ?
User :   central serious retinopathy
Doctor :   i understand, but i want to know the severity
Doctor :   of your symptoms
User :   very severe, Its been happening quite a lot lately
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   79
Doctor :   your condition is due to separation of the retina due to collection of fluid in between the membranes
Doctor :   This results in blurred or distorted vision
Doctor :   Reduced visual acuity may persist after the fluid has disappeared.
Doctor :   he prognosis for CSR is generally excellent
User :   is this what makes eye move.
Doctor :   yes
User :   what can be done to stop the eye going up and down
Doctor :   usually the conditon can be corected by laser therapy
User :   is this a sign of a stroke
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   this is not stroke
User :   i was recommended to see a neuro opthmalogist.
User :   waiting for your answer
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   u need to see an eye doctor
Doctor :   he will then get a laser therapy
Doctor :   to burn the tissue inside the eye
Doctor :   and then remove the fluid inside
Doctor :   the membranes
User :   yes to what condition used to more alot before and not it less. I still have it.
User :   how long of a procedure
Doctor :   it would take a few sessions
Doctor :   each lasting for a few hours
User :   can this go away on it own, Had it a few years
Doctor :   everything will depend on the extent of your condition
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   defintely
Doctor :   u have a good prognosis
Doctor :   treatment will be sucessful
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