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I had an eye injury onAug. 1 and then a vitrectomy 2 days

later to repair a detached...
I had an eye injury onAug. 1 and then a vitrectomy 2 days later to repair a detached retina. I have regained some vision in the eye, but there is a yellowish timt to everything around the eye and things are still blurry, even with glasses on. Any suggestions as to what is going on? Don't go to my next follow up until Aug. 31. Thanks
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Dr. Longo
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Hello, my name is*****Visual outcome is predicted based on location of the detachment and the time to surgery. So if the detachment involves the macula - the part of the retina that allows your best vision - then visual outcome is poorer....unless surgery is done within about 24 hours. Furthermore, prescriptions change after surgery.On your follow up they will dilate you to ensure the surgery took hold, as well as check your new prescription. Chances are your vision will be permenantly reduced to an extent given it has had a few weeks to heal already.-Dr. Longo
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