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Can you get a possible detached retina from being hit in the head?

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Dr. Breno Da rocha lima
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Trauma

Yes, depending of the severity of a trauma to the head, it can lead to a retinal tear and detachment.

In brief: Trauma

Yes, depending of the severity of a trauma to the head, it can lead to a retinal tear and detachment.
Dr. Breno Da rocha lima
Dr. Breno Da rocha lima
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Dr. Bernard Godley
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Direct blunt force to the eye or force applied to the head can cause a retinal detachment.

In brief: Yes

Direct blunt force to the eye or force applied to the head can cause a retinal detachment.
Dr. Bernard Godley
Dr. Bernard Godley
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Traumatic tears, dialyses, retinal detachments are possible, also could be higher risk due to underlying retinal predisposing factors such as thinning or degenerations.

In brief: Yes

Traumatic tears, dialyses, retinal detachments are possible, also could be higher risk due to underlying retinal predisposing factors such as thinning or degenerations.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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