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Vitrectomy without bubble - recovery

Discussion in 'Diabetic Retinopathy' started by runningwitht1, Nov 15, 2018.

  1. runningwitht1

    runningwitht1 Type 1 · Member

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    Hi all,

    Anyone had a vitrectomy without a gas bubble or oil for PDR with non clearing haemorrhage? Interested to hear your experiences about your recovery.

    I had left eye vitrectomy on Tuesday and when I came round the surgeon said it has been successful and I didn’t have to have a gas bubble which is good news.

    How long did it take your vision to return? I still have the same level of vision as before (light perception only) and I have noticed a few spider web haemorrhages but they disappear pretty quickly (I guess as I have saline instead of vitreous gel now)

    Eye is still red and swollen and can’t fully open it so it looks half closed. Got three lots of drops which will hopefully help over the coming days. Interested to know how long it took for others eyes to look normal again!

    Thanks in advance!
     
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    runningwitht1 Type 1 · Member

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    Thanks Contralto, trying to be patient.

    Getting a lot of bleeding into the eye still but should have a follow up this week and will speak to the specialist about it then.
     
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