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Leakage in retina post laser treatment with diabetes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi doc
Doctor :   hi
User :   My mother is about 52
Doctor :   ok
User :   she stays in Calcutta..
Doctor :   ok
User :   She got leakage in eye retina
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does she have any other health problems?
User :   one tine she was treated by Laser ray in Calcutta
User :   she is suffering with diabetes
Doctor :   ok
User :   still she is not able to read and write properly...
User :   some people say Laser ray is the last option to do..
User :   is true...
Doctor :   ok
User :   ??
Doctor :   when was this done?
Doctor :   the laser treatment?
User :   yes...
Doctor :   when?
User :   some days before..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is her sugar under control?
User :   no... i don't think so...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is she on insulin?
Doctor :   what are her recent sugar reports?
User :   yes..
User :   just let me know...I am calling her
Doctor :   ok
User :   pp - 224 , fast - 103....before one month repot....
Doctor :   ok
User : was 500-600
Doctor :   she needs better control of her sugar
Doctor :   her insulin dose needs to be modified
Doctor :   also you should get both her eyes examined regularly
Doctor :   fundus examination
User :   so...please tell me what can be done now..??
Doctor :   what laser was done?
User :   right now we can't go for the operation...??
Doctor :   did she have any cataract or glaucoma?
Doctor :   there are some options
User :   she doesn't have cataract
Doctor :   as laser photocoagulation was already done
Doctor :   vitrectomy
Doctor :   can be done
Doctor :   sometimes that can restore vision
User :   what it is..??
Doctor :   thats an eye surgery
Doctor :   it depends on what problem she precisely has
Doctor :   she needs to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist
Doctor :   and the decision should be taken
Doctor :   also her blood sugar levels should be strictly controlled from now onwards
User :   so tell me some good eye hospital ib that i can take her to operate
Doctor :   to prevent further damage
Doctor :   are you a resident of bangalore?
User :   ys..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   You can use the search a doctor/hospital feature on our homepage to find a doctor in your area.
Doctor :   If you wish, we can fix up your appointment with a doctor in your area.
User :   ok...let me talk with my mother...and i will get in touch with you soon..
Doctor :   ok
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User :   please tell me one thing...
Doctor :   Please confirm your details
User :   yes
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   if i hospitalised her,,,
User :   then docs can first decrease her sugar level first,,,,and then do the operation...???
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   thats how any surgery for a diabetic is done
User :   ok finedoc..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   no thanx doc for now....
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yess..
Doctor :   ok
User :   i filled..
Doctor :   ok
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User :   thanx doc..
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   bye
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