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One to two weeks of recovery time is required after retinal detachment surgery, according to FCI Ophthalmics. If the surgery involved inserting a gas bubble into the eye to apply pressure to the retina, the patient must ... More »

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Retinal detachment surgery is an operation to repair a detached retina. The retina lies at the back of the eye and is sensitive to light rays. A detached retina happens when this layer becomes separated from the supporti... More »

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There is a less than 2 percent risk that a patient could suffer retinal detachment in the 20 years following cataract surgery. However, complications with the vitreous gel during the surgery increase this risk, particula... More »

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Recovery time following the repair of retinal tears typically ranges from 1 week with laser surgery to 2 weeks amongst cryotherapy patients. Both create an adhesion between the retina and underlying choroid and retinal p... More »

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Follwoing a brief recovery period in the hospital, patients can generally expect to spend one to two weeks recovering at home after retinal surgery, according to FCI Opthalmics. Even after the initial one to two weeks, p... More »

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To hasten recovery after cataract surgery, avoid bending over in the hours after surgery, avoid swimming pools and hot tubs during the first week after surgery, and refrain from strenuous activity for several weeks after... More »

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Retinal separation, or detachment, occurs when part of the interior lining at the back of the eye, known as the retina, breaks away from the underlying tissue, Medical News Today states. Depending on the type of detachme... More »

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