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Retinal laser photocoagulation

Retinal laser photocoagulation

Retinal laser photocoagulation: Retinal laser photocoagulation is the application of laser light around a tear in the retina that generates scar tissue and makes the retina adhere to the eye wall.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Retinal laser photocoagulation

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

Other Surgical Options: Retinal laser photocoagulation

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

Anesthetic Requirements for Retinal laser photocoagulation

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Retinal laser photocoagulation may include:

Procedure Complications: Retinal laser photocoagulation

Possible surgical complications of Retinal laser photocoagulation may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Retinal laser photocoagulation

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

Retinal laser photocoagulation: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Retinal laser photocoagulation: Two to four days.

Retinal laser photocoagulation: Other Names

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

  • Laser photocoagulation for detached retina
  • Retinal surgery

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