Retinal detachment is a disorder of the eye in which the retina separates from the layer underneath. Symptoms include an increase in the number of floaters. 1. Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. Sep 11;(37) [Ablatio retinae]. [Article in Dutch]. Hagedoorn A. PMID: ; [Indexed for MEDLINE]. MeSH terms. Ophthalmologe. Jan;(1) doi: /s [ Surgical technique in rhegmatogenous ablatio retinae]. [Article in German]. Heimann.

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Trauma to the eyeball, severe contusions, inflammatory lesions, and sometimes ocular surgery such as for a cataract can also lead to retinal detachment. Conjunctivitis allergic Pterygium Pinguecula Subconjunctival hemorrhage.

By using the website you consent to ablatko use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy. Blood pressure control can prevent hypertension from damaging the retinal blood vessels. In the event of an appearance of sudden flashes of light or floaters, an eye doctor needs to be consulted immediately.

Separation of the neurosensory retina from the pigment epithelium layer.

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The photoreceptors, the rods and cones, send the visual message to the brain. Retrieved from ” https: For this reason, the governing bodies in some sports require regular eye examination.

Archived from the original on 9 May Pneumatic retinopexy has significantly lower success rates compared to scleral buckle surgery and vitrectomy. This content does not have an Arabic version. Tumors can cause the retina to detach.

The inherited rod-cone dysplasias of dogs and cats are included in Type I; pigment epithelial dystrophy central progressive atrophy is Type II; and hemeralopia of Alaskan malamutes and miniature poodles is Type III. A recent Cochrane Review compared outcomes from patients receiving retinal reattachment from pneumatic retinopexy versus scleral buckle. The patient notices floaters, flashes, photopsia and a loss of vision in one area of the visual field corresponding to the detached area.


American Foundation for the Blind. The retina is the light-sensitive membrane that receives images and transmits them to the brain. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.

Contacting an eye specialist ophthalmologist right away can help save your vision. A separation of the sensory retina from the retinal pigment epithelium due to fluid from the vitreous entering the subretinal space through a tear or break in the retina.

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It is another method of repairing a retinal detachment in which a gas bubble SF ablatik or C 3 F 8 gas is injected into the eye after which laser or freezing treatment is applied to the retinal hole.

The mechanism most commonly involves rdtinae break in the retina that then allows the fluid in the eye to get behind the retina. Detachment usually begins at the thin peripheral edge of the retina and extends gradually beneath the thicker, more central areas.

Retinal detachment is often accompanied by flashes and floaters in your vision. Diabetic retinopathy — Disease that damages the blood vessels in the back of the eye caused by diabetes.

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That is, the operated eye will be more short sighted after the operation. You can stop the use of cookies at any time by changing the settings in your browser to disable retinqe. Archived PDF from the original on Other lenses may be used to examine the back of the eyes. Left untreated, the liquid vitreous can pass through the tear into the space behind the retina, causing the retina to become detached. After treatment patients gradually regain their vision over a period of a few retiae, although the visual acuity may not be as good as it was prior to the detachment, particularly if the macula was involved in the area of the detachment.


These types of retinal detachments are the retinse common.

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Vitrectomy with laser and pneumatic retinopexy are occasionally employed as an alternative sblatio. The person perceives a shadow that begins laterally and grows in size, slowly encroaching on central vision.

The scar can be made from the outside, through the sclera, using either a laser or a freezing cold probe cryopexy. The person may also notice a curious sensation of flashing lights as the eye is moved.

Called also silent retina syndrome, metabolic toxic retinopathy, SARD. This reduces the risk of retinal detachment in those who have tears from around 1: Advertising revenue supports our not-for-profit mission.

May be caused by viral infections such as feline panleukopenia, bluetongue, bovine virus diarrhea and canine herpesvirus; an inherited defect in some breeds of dogs and cattle. Risk factors for retinal detachment include severe myopia, retinal tears, trauma, family history, as retnae as complications from cataract surgery.