detachment of the retina


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Synonyms for detachment of the retina

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

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Without treatment, you can get detachment of the retina and the baby can go blind.
In persons with myopia (nearsightedness) or who have had cataract surgery, vigorous rubbing can also cause detachment of the retina through the pressure exerted on the eyeball.
His eye problem was not "all in his had"--he had a disorderknown as central serous chorioretinopathy, in which vision is reduced because of detachment of the retina at the area of most acute vision.
These abnormal blood vessels may leak, scarring the retina and pulling it out of position, which may cause detachment of the retina.
c) They should be referred if accompanied by significant serious detachment of the retina
What is unusual was that it happened very quickly, developed into an infection, causing damage to and detachment of the retina.
If extensive or repeated bleeding occurs, fibrous tissue or scarring can form on the retina, a process that can lead to a detachment of the retina and permanent vision loss or blindness.
Cumulative retinal damage caused by the disease can lead to detachment of the retina, occurring in up to 50 percent of patients with AIDS-related CMV retinitis, and permanent loss of vision.
Retinal damage can lead to detachment of the retina, occurring in 15 to 29 percent of patients with AIDS-related CMV retinitis, and permanent loss of vision.