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What are the signs of retinal detachment?

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Dr. Bernard Godley
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Progressive Loss

Signs of rd are those seen by examining eye doctor: subretinal fluid, retinal tear, pigment cells in vitreous, and pvd.
The symptoms that a patient experiences are progressive loss or "greying" of vision which may involve the central vision. This may be proceeded by flashes and floaters.

In brief: Progressive Loss

Signs of rd are those seen by examining eye doctor: subretinal fluid, retinal tear, pigment cells in vitreous, and pvd.
The symptoms that a patient experiences are progressive loss or "greying" of vision which may involve the central vision. This may be proceeded by flashes and floaters.
Dr. Bernard Godley
Dr. Bernard Godley
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Dr. Colin McCannel
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Vision loss

Vision loss that typically starts in the periphery and moves toward the central vision is the most specific symptom. If there is any questions, best to see an Ophthalmologist, or even better a retina specialist as soon as possible.

In brief: Vision loss

Vision loss that typically starts in the periphery and moves toward the central vision is the most specific symptom. If there is any questions, best to see an Ophthalmologist, or even better a retina specialist as soon as possible.
Dr. Colin McCannel
Dr. Colin McCannel
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Retinal detachment

Black curtain, veil, or shade (completely black) over/in the vision where the retina is detached.
May be preceded by flashes and/or floaters in the vision.

In brief: Retinal detachment

Black curtain, veil, or shade (completely black) over/in the vision where the retina is detached.
May be preceded by flashes and/or floaters in the vision.
Dr. Michael Ham
Dr. Michael Ham
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