Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Detached Retina Incidence

Facts about retinal detachment:

  • About 1 in 10,000 people suffer a retinal detachment each year in the US.
  • Retinal detachment is more common in males than in females.

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Last Updated: Jul 8, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Detached Retina References
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