Retinal Detachment

Retinal Detachment

What is a Retinal Detachment?A retinal detachment occurs when the retinal layer of the eye separates from the back wall of the eye

What are the Symptoms of a Retinal Detachment?

Sudden vision defects

Blind spots

Shadows in vision

Floaters

Flashes of light

What Causes a Retinal Detachment?

Retinal detachments can be caused by eye injuries, tumors or eye surgeries. Very nearsighted people and the elderly are at a greater risk for retinal detachments. Diabetic patients are also at an increased risk for retinal detachments due to associated bleeding.

How is a Retinal Detachment Diagnosed?

Diagnosing a retinal detachment begins with a comprehensive eye exam at Ducklo EyeCare.

Retinal Detachment Resources

Mayo Clinic: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/retinal-detachment/DS00254

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