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Question:
How do you treat swelling of the retina?

Answer:
Swelling of the retina can occur as the result of a variety of conditions including macular degeneration; diabetes; retinal vascular occlusions, post-surgery, from scar tissue on the surface of the retina; and a variety of other conditions. Treatment, depending on the cause, can include observation, eye drops, injections in and around the eye, or surgery.  It is important to see an Eye M.D. or a retina specialist to determine the cause and appropriate treatment for your condition.

Answered by: John Kitchens, MD Dr. John W. Kitchens

Categories: Eye Diseases

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Answered: Dec 21, 2012

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