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I have been told that I have a hole in my retina and that I need surgery to correct it. But I’m 83 years old and am not comfortable going through with this. If I choose not to have the surgery will this become worse or will it stay the same? I can still see pretty well but have chosen not to drive as much.

This depends on the type of the hole and consultation with your retina surgeon is advised.

Answered by: Abdhish Bhavsar, MD Dr. Abdhish Bhavsar

Categories: Eye Conditions, Eye Surgery

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Answered: Feb 20, 2013

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