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Detached Retina

Also called: Retinal Detachment, Floater

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Call your Doctor they will have all the answers that you need for post op recovery
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Hi If you google your question, your find lots of info on this, and yes it seems it does happen a lot.Good Luck
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Floaters are usually small spots that move in your field of vision. They are caused by specks of protein floating in the vitreous humor—the jelly...
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Flashing lights and floaters may be the initial symptoms of a retinal detachment or of a retinal tear that precedes the detachment itself. Anyone who...
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Retinal holes or tears can be treated with laser therapy or cryotherapy (freezing) to prevent their progression to a full-scale detachment. Many...
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Discomfort, watering, redness, swelling, and itching of the affected eye are all common and may persist for some time after the operation. These...
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Studies have shown that the incidence of retinal detachments caused by tears in the retina is fairly low, affecting approximately one in 10,000...
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Lattice degeneration of the retina is a type of thinning of the outside edges of the retina, which occurs in 6%-8% of the general population. The...
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Blunt trauma, as from a tennis ball or fist, or a penetrating injury by a sharp object to the eye can lead to a retinal detachment. A family history...
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A tear or hole of the retina that leads to a peripheral retinal detachment causes the loss of side (peripheral) vision. Almost all of those affected...
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A retinal detachment is a separation of the retina from its attachments to the underlying tissue within the eye. Most retinal detachments are a...
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The surgical repair of retinal detachments is successful in about 80% of patients with a single procedure. With additional surgery, over 90% of...
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Cataract surgery, especially if the operation has complications, increases the risk of a retinal detachment. Cataracts are areas of cloudiness...
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Retinal detachment most often results when the vitreous gel, the thick fluid that fills the center of the eye, shrinks and separates from the retina...
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To diagnose retinal detachment, your doctor will ask you questions about your symptoms, past eye problems, and risk factors. The doctor will also...
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