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What are the visual signs of someone with a detached retina?

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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
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In brief: See below

Floaters in your vision and/or flashing lights in your vision and/or part of the peripheral vision missing (like a curtain or veil).
See an ophthalmologist, preferably a retina specialist, immediately.

In brief: See below

Floaters in your vision and/or flashing lights in your vision and/or part of the peripheral vision missing (like a curtain or veil).
See an ophthalmologist, preferably a retina specialist, immediately.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology

In brief: Veil

The classic symptom of a retinal detachment is a veil or black curtain over the vision.
It does not come and go it stays or progresses affecting more vision and starts in the periphery it commonly is preceded by one or both flashes of light and/or floaters.

In brief: Veil

The classic symptom of a retinal detachment is a veil or black curtain over the vision.
It does not come and go it stays or progresses affecting more vision and starts in the periphery it commonly is preceded by one or both flashes of light and/or floaters.
Dr. Michael Ham
Dr. Michael Ham
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Dr. Bernard Godley
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery

In brief: Flashes and Floaters

The classic visual symptoms of retinal detachment are light flashes, floaters, and loss of vision.
Someone who experiences these symptoms should see an ophthalmologist immediately for evalutation.

In brief: Flashes and Floaters

The classic visual symptoms of retinal detachment are light flashes, floaters, and loss of vision.
Someone who experiences these symptoms should see an ophthalmologist immediately for evalutation.
Dr. Bernard Godley
Dr. Bernard Godley
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