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What type of accidents can cause retinal detachment?
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Sudden acceleration
Any sudden acceleration or deceleration of the head or significant change in intraocular pressure or penetration of the globe can cause retinal detachment.

In brief: Sudden acceleration
Any sudden acceleration or deceleration of the head or significant change in intraocular pressure or penetration of the globe can cause retinal detachment.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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Dr. Bernard Godley
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Several
Direct blunt or penetrating trauma can cause a retinal detachment.
Additionally, sudden deceleration as might occur in a car accident or bungee jumping can cause it to occur.

In brief: Several
Direct blunt or penetrating trauma can cause a retinal detachment.
Additionally, sudden deceleration as might occur in a car accident or bungee jumping can cause it to occur.
Dr. Bernard Godley
Dr. Bernard Godley
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