detached retina


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  • noun

Synonyms for detached retina

visual impairment resulting from the retina becoming separated from the choroid in the back of the eye

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We couldn't wait to make our return to the stage in Cleveland," says Steve Cooper, Detached Retina keyboardist and Excella founding partner.
In the case of Austin, the detached retina which caused the blindness of his right eye is a sign of Marfan syndrome.
Sanna said: "Eye examinations can pick up a range of different problems, so when Mr Kitching came to see me, I could see the detached retina quite clearly.
According to the doctors a detached retina in someone with healthy eyes is most often caused a severe blow to the head, e.
Samaras, 61, underwent surgery for a detached retina on Saturday, just three days after being sworn in at the head of a three-party coalition government formed after two inconclusive general elections.
Newly-elected prime minister Antonis Samaras had an operation to repair a detached retina while his finance minister Vassilis Rapanos had tests at a private clinic after he collapsed.
The infant was bleeding around his brain and eyes and had a detached retina, authorities said.
The report was critical of the treatment of another researcher, diagnosed with a detached retina in 2010, 'and is at risk of it happening again.
anchor from the ocean floor-- as if a detached retina might help one see
But he had suffered a detached retina from a previous fight and Lewis punished the eye, opening up a cut.
He said he hit his head and suffered a detached retina.
Johansson secured the last of his nine singles titles at the 2005 St Petersburg Open but he spent ten weeks off the circuit after undergoing surgery to repair a detached retina in early 2006 and, at that stage the Swede's career appeared to be nearing its conclusion.
Hua Gao, a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery at IU School of Medicine, to respond to your questions about a detached retina.
A later operation for a detached retina in his right eye saved him from total blindness.
After several surgeries on a detached retina that got worse after every trip to Mississippi, Rather is now legally blind in her right eye.