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What are the risks of Pneumatic Retinopexy for Retinal Detachment?

I have to get pneumatic retinopexy for retinal detachment, can anyone tell me the risks of it? I am so afraid.
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  • b3aut1fl_d1zast


    There are some common risks of Pneumatic Retinopexy for Retinal Detachment. Some people may find small bubbles of the gas become trapped underneath the retina. And the fluid under the retina increase but it is adsorbed very slowly. There are some other risks that rarely occur. eye pressure inside the eye may increase, which can easily lead to glaucoma. Bleeding in the vitreous gel or under the retina may occur but it is rather rare.
  • Hae


    Pneumatic retinopexy is an effective way to treat certain types of retinal detachments. Nevertheless, it is also risks to treat eyes with Pneumatic retinopexy. In details, If you failure in surgery for retinal detachment, it will cause scars on the retina. Besides, it might be caused new breaks and tears. What's more, it may also cause small bubbles of the gas becoming trapped underneath the retina.