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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
Ophthalmology 45 years experience
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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
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
Dr. Keshav Narain
Retinal Surgery 29 years experience
Many things...: Trauma, retinal tears, genetic predisposition, prematurity, retinal thinning and lattice formation, any type of intraocular surgery, diabetes and more... Read More
Dr. Keshav Narain
Retinal Surgery 29 years experience
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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Pomerance
Ophthalmology 47 years experience
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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Sipperley
Ophthalmology 50 years experience
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
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 female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
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 35-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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Visibility: Cryo and laser are used to reattach retinas and deal with bleeding. Cryo is a little cruder but can be used when there is a lack of direct visibility... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
Decreased vision: Retinal dystrophies are inherited conditions where the cells in the retina have defects which cause them to malfunction during the course of life. Thi... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
Usually not: Atrophic holes can be found in 2-5/100 people and are associated with lattice degeneration; however, retinal detachments occur at a rate of one in 9,... Read More

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