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Can you have a cosmetic iris implant surgery if you have a detached retina?
A detached retina (when the light sensitive tissue peels away from the back of the eye) does not prevent patients from having cosmetic eye surgeries. However, iris implants for cosmetic reasons are highly discouraged due to the possibility for inflammation and infection. A simpler method for changing eye color or iris shape is with a cosmetic contact lens that can easily be removed if there is a problem.
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