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Can you fly in an airplane with a wrinkle on the retina? Will it do any harm to my eye?
Yes, you can fly in an airplane. The only contraindication to flying on an airplane is having a gas or air bubble in your eye after retina surgery.
Answered by: Abdhish Bhavsar, MD
Categories: Eye Conditions
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Answered: Jul 26, 2013
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