Do not fly in a plane while there is gas in your eye.When the gas has gone,you can fly again.
If you require a general anaesthetic for any operation while the gas is still present in your eye,please advise the anaesthetist not to use nitrous oxide gas in the anaesthetic and contact your Ophthalmologist(eye doctor).
We know that posturing is very difficult,but it is necessary
Most people find the following helpful:
Provided you have good vision in the other eye,you can read
Watch TV by placing the TV on the floor by your feet and putting a mirror in front of it. A portable DVD player may be useful,as you can open the screen so that it lies flat.
If you have good vision in the other eye, you can use a portable computer, with a screen that can lie flat.
Buy ready meals if you live alone
Ask friends to visit to break up the day.
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