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Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience in Ophthalmology
Flashes and floaters: Typically patients will note flashing lights particularly at night. They may also note floating 'specks' in their vision caused by loose bits of the ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keshav Narain
28 years experience in Retinal Surgery
Many possible causes: As we age, the vitreous may pull away from its attachment to the retina at the back of the eye. If the vitreous pulls hard enough to tear the retina i ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
Flashes floater veil: Vitreous separation ; traction on the retina causes retinal tears-causing vitreous floaters ; hazy vision. Laser helps to prevent the tear from progr ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
16 years experience in Ophthalmology
Please clarify: This question does not really make sense. Can you please clarify?
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Pomerance
46 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: Mydriasis, or dilated pupils, can be caused by eyedrops administered at the doctor's office or as the result of disease or injury. Although the pupil ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Sipperley
49 years experience in Ophthalmology
Retinal detachments: The retina is permanently attached to the optic nerve and the ora serrata( the area in front of the retina). A total detachment means the retina betwe ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
Several: Laser retinopexy is the procedure used to treat holes and tears that are thought to be amendable to this treatment. Pneumo-retinopexy uses intraocular ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Many: Ryan's retina is old text on this. It is three volumes and does not cover every thing.
A female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Retina: The retina is in the back of your eye, and apparently you may have had an exam or test done that states your retina was thin? See eye dr. for follow- ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saima Farghani
Specializes in Endocrinology
Retinopathy: Retina is the inner most layer of the eye that can be affected by uncontrolled diabetes or uncontrolled hyigh blood pressure. These conditions can ei ... Read More
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