Retinal Detachment Surgery at Hospital Clinica Biblica – best choice in Eye Surgery

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Retinal detachment

General description
Within Ophthalmology, retinal detachment appears when the eye layer is broken and the fluids in the vitreous cavity traspasses the retina, and accumulates below it. One of the signs that there is a hole is seeing “flying flies” or light sparkles. These symptoms should be discussed with the ophthalmologist.

Causes – Several factors could cause retinal detachment. This is one of the most severe disorders in diabetic retinopathy. It could also appear as the consequence of a retinal degenerative process, traumatism, inflammation or hemorrhage that could break the layer and detach the retina.

The most important result of retinal detachment surgery is good vision. The chances of successful retinal repair depend on the amount of holes in the retina, their size and whether scar tissue is pulling the retina forward.

Technical description
Procedure – The procedure depends on the severity of the damage in the retina. If it is detected when there is a hole, laser can repair it; on the contrary, if it is already detached, the surgical treatment places a silicone bandage to fix the retina to the back part of the eyeball, as a belt.

Hospitalization – It does not require hospitalization



Total cost will vary according to individual needs.



Dr. Cabezas Charpentier
Dr. Fernández Jiménez
Dr. Jiménez Quirós
Dra. Porras Azofeifa
Dr. Lechnitzer Oconotrillo
Dra. Tavarez Carvajal
Dr. Ulate Piedra

Other eye surgery procedures

 • Astigmatism

 • Cataract

 • Macular Disease

• Retinal Detachment




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