detached retina


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ret·i·nal de·tach·ment

, detachment of retina [MIM*312530, MIM*180050]
loss of apposition between the sensory retina and the retinal pigment epithelium.

detached retina

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But I've been advised not to take contact while there is a risk of this detached retina.
Several people in my family have had macular degeneration and detached retinas, so I now supplement my diet and multivitamins with the Sharper Vision formula of vitamins and herbs to nourish my eyes and a diet high in antioxidants.
The court found that the patient knew about his injury, the second detached retina, which resulted in his loss of sight at least 17 months before he brought suit.
Having a detached retina in one eye dramatically raises the risk of a detached retina in the other eye.
A 26-year-old man from Qingdao in China has experienced a detached retina after spending hours chatting with his girlfriend throughout the day until evening over the instant messaging app We Chat.
His mother Emma Wilson, 25, is accused of murdering her son, who had also lost sight from a detached retina and had multiple fractures and bruising around his body, the jury was told.
The MP for Lichfield said he booked a frantic flight back to the UK after an optician told him that he needed surgery due to the burst blood vessel caused by a detached retina.
Andrew had his eye removed 20 years ago, aged just 15, when a detached retina caused bleeding from his pupil.
Mr Webber had 10 stitches to his eye and underwent surgery, laser treatment and freezing to attach a detached retina.
The chief eye surgeon at the Radcliffe told me after examining my right eye, the silicon oil was actually damaging it and needed removing; the operation was therefore not to correct my detached retina but to remove the oil.
You may have a detached retina which needs surgery to minimise damage to your sight.
When she went to A&E, Mrs Holt was diagnosed with a detached retina which had developed into two tears and a hole in the eye.