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How would you know if your retina detached? Can you tell yourself?

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Dr. Jack Sipperley
Ophthalmology

In brief: Usually

Retinal detachment usually causes a blind or darkened area(scotoma or visual field defect)) and may be associated with flashing lights (photopsias) and floaters.
Small retinal detachments or shallow inferior retinal detachments may be asymptomatic.

In brief: Usually

Retinal detachment usually causes a blind or darkened area(scotoma or visual field defect)) and may be associated with flashing lights (photopsias) and floaters.
Small retinal detachments or shallow inferior retinal detachments may be asymptomatic.
Dr. Jack Sipperley
Dr. Jack Sipperley
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