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I had detached retina surgery with a buckle a year ago. Can I use an inversion table for my back or will it hurt my eyes? Could I elevate my head with a pillow during inversion if the past detached retina is a factor?

There is no established contraindication for inversion tables with respect to healed retinal detachment surgery. Please consult your surgeon for any specific preferences.

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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