detached retina

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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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Fortunately, only a small fraction of people with retinal tears progress to detached retinas.
ACHRONIC renal failure can cause high blood pressure, which in turn can lead to detached retinas, which explains the sudden blindness.
Mount, who is in her 80s, suffers from detached retinas, meaning she has no vision in the centre of her eyes.
Injuries can include detached retinas, corneal lacerations, bleeding within the eyeball, and damage to the optic nerve.
We could find no documentation describing an expected rate for detached retinas in the CRS population.
The dagger headed toward Lincoln's throat on this penny (inset) is actually a surgical tack used on pin recalcitrant detached retinas to the back of the eye where they belong.
For example, microsurgery is regularly used in the repair of detached retinas.
Hussain, of Bradford, West Yorkshire, had two operations to repair detached retinas.
He had undergone operations on both eyes having the previous year been kicked in the face in a scrum in a school rugby game which left him with detached retinas.
He suffered from detached retinas in both eyes, which resulted in him losing his sight completely in one eye at 21 and left him with only partial sight in the other eye.
27 /PRNewswire/ -- D & L Company, a Porterville, CA international toy manufacturer, and creator of the original Stomp Rocket(TM), warns the public today of dangerous clone toy rockets that have small nosecones that can enter the eye socket and cause serious damage, including detached retinas.