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Having trouble with vision. Laser treatment done for retinal detachment. Dry eyes with blurred vision after the surgery. Are these related to liver problems?

Hi, I m having trouble with my vision , although not all the time. I had my right eye lasered because of retinal detetchment earlier this year. Since then my eyes have been dry, blurry, sore and sometimes bloodshot. I am wondering if my eye problems might be related to my liver . I have had my eyes tested regually, but the opthamoligist just suggests using lubricating drops for thr dryness apparently my vision is ok.
Asked On : Tue, 7 Aug 2012
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Welcome to HCM. And don't worry. As long as your vision is alright and having regular follow up with your doctor I think you shouldn't fear.

Sore eyes are commonly due to dry eye disease,for which lubricant eye drops are the best and safe for prolonged use too. And if your obvious redness is due to secondary inflammation I don't think your ophthalmologist will miss it and will start on anti inflammatory drugs as needed during the incident.

Until then, use a good preservative free lubricant, to keep your eyes moist and fresh. Nothing harm in using a lubricant for long term use.
Yes, in cases of Primary Biliary Cirrhosis of liver,dry eye symptom does exist. So if you are doubtful get yourself examined thoroughly for associated systemic illness .

Hope this helps . Take care .
Answered: Wed, 8 Aug 2012
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