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Question:
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.

Answer:
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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