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.
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But if they increase, it may be from a tear that can lead to a detached retina. Fortunately, only a small fraction of people with retinal tears progress to detached retinas.
They had been sent by then Warwick University historian Dr Fred Reid, forging a fledgling academic career despite being totally blind himself from the age of 14 when infection led to detached retinas.
Paul Hill, 46 - who suffers from double detached retinas and Myopic Macular Degeneration - started to lose the sight in his left eye over 10 years ago.
Andrew was blind from the age of four after suffering from an eye infection which left him with detached retinas.
For example, microsurgery is regularly used in the repair of detached retinas.
Mr Sayce, whose blindness was caused by detached retinas, said: "I think it's important for the pupils to know that the only difference between them and I is that they can see and I can't.
Born into poverty and blinded by detached retinas caused by his premature arrival, Stevland Judkins didn't have much going for him.
STEVIE WONDER Biography (pounds 12.99) Bhi f t orn into poverty and blinded by detached retinas caused by his premature arrival, Stevland Judkins didn't have much going for him.
STEVIE WONDER Biography Bhi f t orn into poverty and blinded by detached retinas caused by his premature arrival, Stevland Judkins didn't have much going for him.
Hussain has had two operations to repair detached retinas and has been officially registered as blind for four years.
Mr Ramsay, 48, who is registered blind due to detached retinas but has some sight, then found he was owed pounds 150 because he had been paying too much rent.