Face Down Position After Retinal Surgery

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Most patients after vitrectomy procedure for retinal detachment are required to keep their face down for 4 hours at least. Many patients are advised face down posturing after other vitreoretinal procedures as well. For example patients are advised face down posturing for 24 hours after macular hole surgery. The duration of face down varies from patient to patient and doctor to doctor. Please consult your doctor for the duration of your face down positioning. Here are some useful tips to make this task easy.

 

 

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