A 32-year-old female asked:
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i suffer from lattice degeneration with a small retinal hole. had a car accident 2 months ago car hit me from behind. can this now cause retinal detac?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Need observation: Lattice degeneration and blows to the head both increase your risk of retinal tears and detachment. If you have no symptoms, like new floaters or flashes, then it is unlikely that there is anything going on. However a prudent person would have a dilated retinal examination by an ophthalmologist.
Answered on Dec 16, 2016

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