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Removal of silicon oil after retina detachment surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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Doctor :   hi how can we help u
User :   sir,i need advice on eye,,
Doctor :  
ok
User :   i have undergone retina detatchment surgery 2 years back
Doctor :  
To get a better picture I need this information--

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User :   32,business
Doctor :   are u a hyper tensive
User :   no

User :  
they have put silicon oil in my eyes during surgery
Doctor :   can u give me more details of ur past history
User :   i have still not removed it

User :   ya sure

User :  
my eyes got weak due to brain fever at a young age
User :  
from the age of seven iam wearing spectacles
Doctor :   ok

User :   my eye sight is -16

Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
the retinal detatch
Doctor :  
part
User :   can i remove the oil now ?

User :  
will there be any complications ?
Doctor :  
with regard to that a physial exam of the eye will help in determining the removal
User :   ok sir

Doctor :  
complications will not be much if the healing has been good
User :   ok sir

User :  
and this was for my right eye
Doctor :  
will that be suffecient
User :  
now my left eye
Doctor :  
ok wat wit that
User :   my power is _16

User :  
and iam wearing spectacles for the same
User :  
but still iam unablke to see clearlly
Doctor :  
k
User :  
iam unable to read and write
User :   what may be the problem sir ?

Doctor :  
visit the ophthalmologist he will suggest u how ot go on with it
User :   ok

User :  
thank you very much sir
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