Category Archives: Retinal Detachment

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Retinal Detachment Can Cause Blindness

A retinal detachment is not a routine eye medical condition – it’s an outright emergency. Without prompt care, you can lose your vision permanently. This condition occurs when a thin layer of tissue positioned at the back of the eye (the retina) detaches from its intended position. Retinal cells are separated from the blood vessels providing… Read More »

What is a Detached Retina?

If you experience sudden flashes or the appearance of a series of new floaters across your vision, you may have a detached retina. Retinal detachment is an emergency situation where the thin tissue at the back of the eye, the retina, pulls away from the wall. If a detached retina isn’t treated immediately, it can… Read More »

Detached Retina

The retina of our eyes is the interior lining on the back of the eye. It contains million of light-sensing nerve endings, known as photoreceptor rods and cones. When light enters the eye it is focused on the retina. The retina then perceives those images and nerve impulses are sent through the optic nerve to… Read More »


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