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How can I address high myopia and retinal detachment?

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Dr. Bernard Godley
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery

In brief: A risk factor

One of the risk factors for retinal detachment is severe nearsightedness or myopia.
Individuals with this condition tend to have thin retinas with fragile areas that are susceptible to detaching. It is advisable to see an ophthalmologist regularly if you are a high myope.

In brief: A risk factor

One of the risk factors for retinal detachment is severe nearsightedness or myopia.
Individuals with this condition tend to have thin retinas with fragile areas that are susceptible to detaching. It is advisable to see an ophthalmologist regularly if you are a high myope.
Dr. Bernard Godley
Dr. Bernard Godley
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Dr. Michael Rizen
Ophthalmology

In brief: Correction/surgery

High myopia can be addressed with glasses, contact lenses, laser vision correction or lens based surgery.
Your ophthalmologist can help you decide what the best and safest option is. Retinal detachment can only be treated surgical by a retina specialist.

In brief: Correction/surgery

High myopia can be addressed with glasses, contact lenses, laser vision correction or lens based surgery.
Your ophthalmologist can help you decide what the best and safest option is. Retinal detachment can only be treated surgical by a retina specialist.
Dr. Michael Rizen
Dr. Michael Rizen
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