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Retinal cryosurgery

Retinal cryosurgery

Retinal cryosurgery: Retinal cryosurgery is the application of a very cold gas on the retina that generates scar tissue and makes the retina adhere to the eye wall; cryosurgery also treats other retinal conditions such as abnormal vascularization and retinoblastoma.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Retinal cryosurgery

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Retinal cryosurgery:

Other Surgical Options: Retinal cryosurgery

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Retinal cryosurgery may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Retinal cryosurgery

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Retinal cryosurgery may include:

Procedure Complications: Retinal cryosurgery

Possible surgical complications of Retinal cryosurgery may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Retinal cryosurgery

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good. Complete healing requires several weeks.

Retinal cryosurgery: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Retinal cryosurgery: One to two days.

Retinal cryosurgery: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Retinal cryosurgery) include:

  • Retinal cryotherapy
  • Retinal cryopexy
  • Retinal surgery

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