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Question:
My daughter was diagnosed with valsalva retinopathy three days ago. She is supposed to fly nonstop for a five hour flight tomorrow. Is there any known risk of aggravating the problem if she flies soon after the episode?

Answer:
There is no risk of her aggravating her condition by flying after suffering valsalva retinopathy.

Answered by: Paul Sternberg Jr., MD Dr. Paul Sternberg

Categories: Eye Conditions

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