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Retinal detachment - 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
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   Hello
User :   I have a query about retaina detachment
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User :   last month my father in law undergone operation for retina detachment for 2nd eye also
User :   I heard he will regain eye sight around 50 to 60%
User :   is it possible to go for complete eye replacement if needed
User :   ?
Doctor :  
do you mean to ask for eye donation and replacement of cornea?
Doctor :  
or for retinal detachment?
User :   replacement
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
you cannot replace the eye
User :   because he undergone retaina detachment operation for both the eyes
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
so he will regain vision
User :   first eye got vission of 30% only, 4 years back got operated
User :   yes
Doctor :  
and now he should take precautions to prevent it
Doctor :  
does he have diabetes and hypertension?
User :   No
User :   physically he is 100% fit.
Doctor :  

Doctor :  
so in the surgery they would have reattached the retinal layer
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