What is Laser retinopexy?

Category: Procedures


Laser retinopexy surgery can be used to treat certain types of retinal detachments. A laser is applied around the retinal tear and over a few weeks, scar tissue forms and creates a scar, which forms a tight seal between the retina and the underlying tissue.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Laser retinopexy

Side effect Patients
Eye floaters 1
Eye pain 1
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Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
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Not at all hard to take 1
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