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Does lattice degeneration heal?

Lattice degeneration is a condition occurring in approximately 6% of the population. It does not "heal" in the sense that it goes away. As long as there are no symptoms such as new or changing floaters, flashing lights or loss of vision, annual checkups are adequate.

Although the vast majority of people with lattice degeneration never have a problem, it is a risk factor for retinal tears, retinal holes and retinal detachment.

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