Retinal Detachment

Retinal Detachment

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Retinal Detachment

Retinal detachment refers to the condition where the neurosensory retina seperates from the underlying retinal pigment epithelium. This is a sight threatening condition and required urgent treatment. Regular yearly eye check-up is the best way to prevent retinal detachment.

Symptoms of retinal detachment includes an increased number of floaters, increased flashes of light, the appearence of a curtain coming down over vision, loss of vision.

People with strong short-sightedness, retinal degeneration, eye or head trauma and personal or family history of retinal detachment.

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