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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
19 years experience Retinal Surgery
See below: New/worse eye floaters, flashing lights, and/or loss of peripheral vision (like a curtain or veil in one's vision) are symptoms. Rarely it can occur w ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Retinal holes: Retinal holes can either be observed or lasered. If the retinal hole is low risk, they are observed. If high risk (symptomatic, high near-sightednes ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
19 years experience Retinal Surgery
Depends: It depends on the location and severity of the holes. If it is at risk for causing a retinal detachment, then in-office laser retinopexy (or less freq ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
15 years experience Retinal Surgery
Surgery now!: If your retina is detached, time is vision! The sooner your retina is repaired the more likely you are to regain vision lost, or prevent permanent vi ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Visual changes: When the retina tears (usually leading to retinal detachment) you will experience light flashes and streaks even with the eyes shut, large quantities ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
19 years experience Retinal Surgery
Age: The vitreous jelly changes as we age and it pulls away from the back of the eye (retina) - a posterior vitreous detachment. During this process, if th ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Retinal tear: If the retinal tear is recent, you should take it easy until your eye doctor confirms that the laser treatment was adequate. After that, there is no ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Monte A Del Monte
47 years experience Pediatric Ophthalmology
Retinal traction: Most retinal rears are caused by traction on the retina by the vitreous gel, sometimes in association with weaknesses in the retina related to high ey ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: If you have a retinal hole, there is a risk that a detachment of the retina might start at that point. If you know about such a hole, someone must ha ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Suggs
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Flashes and floaters: The warning signs for a retinal tear are flashes of light (like a streak of lightening) and a sudden increase in floaters. This needs to be checked a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably: I am guessing that you have a retinal detachment to some degree. Retinal nerves cannot be disconnected unless there is severe injury which would disr ... Read More
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