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Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Either way: Retinal detachments can occur fast or slow. There is no pain at all with them.

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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Alcohol abuse: can create lots of problems. Alcohol can act as a blood thinner which can damage weak small vessels behind the eye near the retina. Please see an op ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Not really: Eye activity does not cause retina damage. Please use protective glasses(goggle) when you do glass work or any activity that may cause trauma to the ... Read More
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Dr. Randa Foda
Specializes in Family Medicine
Retinal disease: I recommend a follow up visit with your ophthalmologist as soon as possible.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Flashes: Then floaters, then blurred vision, then a shadow over the vision when it detaches.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: Veins on the white of the eye are not related to retinal lesions. However, since you had retinal tears treated, you should get regular checkups so tha ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Flashes & floaters: The clear gel that fills eyeball is normally attached to all parts of the inside of the eye. As we get older it can become more liquid (watery) and d ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Sometimes is a a translucent, opaque curtain obscuring the vision but also frequently a veiny pattern in the vision. Common accompaniments are light ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Mindlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Retinal detachment: Dilated retinal exam with complete exam is mandatory by an ophthalmolgist-a physcian either md or do.

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