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 » Health Vision

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 » Health Vision

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 » Health Conditions & Diseases
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