Retinal Detachment Overview
What is retinal detachment?
In a person with retinal detachment, the layer of light-sensitive cells in the retina becomes separated from the inside surface of the eye. The most common cause of retinal detachment is age-related changes to the eye. Additional common causes include diabetes, high blood pressure, and eye injury.
What are the symptoms of retinal detachment?
Symptoms of retinal detachment include sudden onset of blurry vision, seeing flashes of light, or seeing black or grey spots.
How does the doctor treat retinal detachment?
Treatment for retinal detachment includes laser therapy or surgery.
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