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If u have retina tear/detachment will u see the curtain or black spots like wherever or in which light u see?I only see floaters no other symptoms had

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Dr. Colin McCannel
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
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In brief: When in doubt

Get an exam. Not all retinal detachments have the classic "curtain" of vision loss.
New onset floaters, or flashes are a good reason to get checked! if a tear is found, it may be treatable to prevent a retinal detachment.

In brief: When in doubt

Get an exam. Not all retinal detachments have the classic "curtain" of vision loss.
New onset floaters, or flashes are a good reason to get checked! if a tear is found, it may be treatable to prevent a retinal detachment.
Dr. Colin McCannel
Dr. Colin McCannel
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology

In brief: Floaters ; flashes

A retinal tear almost always has associated ; noticiceabe flashes of light which increase with eye movement.
A retinal tear often produces sudden increases in perceptible floaters. Usually these two symptoms go together, but not always. If the retina detaches, a dark shadow becomes apparent ; this is more noticeable in lighter environments. The size of shadow correlates w/ size of detachment.

In brief: Floaters ; flashes

A retinal tear almost always has associated ; noticiceabe flashes of light which increase with eye movement.
A retinal tear often produces sudden increases in perceptible floaters. Usually these two symptoms go together, but not always. If the retina detaches, a dark shadow becomes apparent ; this is more noticeable in lighter environments. The size of shadow correlates w/ size of detachment.
Dr. Jon Fishburn
Dr. Jon Fishburn
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