RETINAL DETACHMENT

Eye anatomy illustration showing retina, cornea, lens, veins and conjunctiva.
Eye anatomy illustration showing retina, cornea, lens, veins and conjunctiva.

DEFINITION


A retinal detachment is a condition that is considered serious and requires rapid intervention.

You should know that Bellevue clinics have all the latest technologies available to diagnose and monitor retinal detachment cases.

SYMPTOMS


  • Light flashes
  • Floaters
  • Bad vision
  • Loss of sight

RISK FACTORS


  • Myopia (especially when it is serious)
  • Following an eye trauma
  • Heredity
  • Following a vitreous detachment (which can usually occur to people over 50 years old)

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