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I had a horseshoe tear about 7 months ago and I had three

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Hi. I had a horseshoe...
Hi. I had a horseshoe tear about 7 months ago and I had three separate sessions of laser surgery to seal it. I had the 4th one 6 days ago during a 3 month follow up. Since then black specs have increased following this surgery. Can laser surgery lead to an increase in the number of black spots from about 2 to 10-12?
JA: The Opthamologist will need to help you with this. Is there anything else important you think the Opthamologist should know?
Customer: Yes, I had cataract surgery in that eye and a YAG surgery as well. The the laser treatment I am referring to is the recent laser surgery to reinforce the retina.
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When did you notice the increased black spots?

Are you noticing any flashes of light?

Any sign of visual changes like a curtain coming across your vision from any direction?

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