from 2006 to 2009 I had detachments multiple tears ( laser every 3-4 months for new holes and tears including a horseshoe tear above Macula ) have a scleral buckle - was told nothing I could do to stop the tears and nothing I did started them. my vision was very poor and told nothing could be done to improve it . I had many floaters from laser surgery as well . Well in May of 2009 was my last hole or tear and after Macular pucker peel and vitrectomy my vision improved to 20-60 and 20- 100 2014 and now vision is 20-50 20-60 . There have been two things I feel have been responsible ( Docs say well maybe ) Thru diet I am off Diabetic meds and under 120 at all times-am off BP meds and well controlled , sleep apnea under control- all blood work is within range thanks to diet and exercise- Docs say isn't why the retinas just stopped getting holes but I feel differently . Also I have been exercising the eyes as per one specialist suggestion and actually right now am shooting pool regularly and doing quite well. Last eye visit once again was all clear and the Doc said - well the holes are all there and whatever your doing just keep doing. - Several specialists said improvement in vision was not a possibility- they all said there was nothing we could do to stop the holes and tears. Has anyone else had a turn around like this??? I really feel the eye health is due to greatly improving my overall health. And the vision to perhaps some risky surgery but also constant eye exercise ( focus-recognition drills )View Thread
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