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  • Detached Retina
    When the retina becomes pulled or lifted from its usual place in the eye, it is called a detached retina. This eMedTV resource offers an in-depth look at the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for this serious medical condition.
  • Detached Retina Information
    A detached retina can cause symptoms such as blurry vision and "floaters." This eMedTV article offers information on what a detached retina is, exploring treatment options, other possible symptoms, and more.
  • Detached Retina Research
    Research on retinal detachment has already led to advances in treatment. This part of the eMedTV library presents an overview of current detached retina research and explains how participants may benefit.
  • Detached Retina Surgery
    Laser surgery, vitrectomy, and pneumopexy are all options to repair a detached retina. This page from the eMedTV archives explains each type of detached retina surgery in detail and includes information on expected results.
  • Detached Retina Symptoms
    "Floaters," flashes of light, or vision loss are common signs and symptoms of a detached retina. As this eMedTV article explains, they require immediate treatment. This page describes these and other detached retina symptoms.
  • Detached Retina Treatment
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, a detached retina can be treated with options such as laser surgery, cryopexy, and vitrectomy. This article explores these and other treatment options, including the expected results of each.
  • Detached Retina Types
    Detached retina types include exudative, tractional, and rhegmatogenous. This selection from the eMedTV Web site provides a brief overview of each retinal detachment type. This segment also explains how the types differ from each other.
  • Detached Retna
    A detached retina can result in permanent vision loss if not treated immediately. This eMedTV page discusses causes and symptoms of a detached retina, as well as other names for the condition. Detached retna is a common misspelling of detached retina.
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