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Detached retina

Introduction: Detached retina

Description of Detached retina

Detached retina (medical condition): Retinal detachment (or "detached retina") is a serious eye condition needing immediate diagnosis and often urgent eye surgery avoid vision ...more

Detached retina: See also:

Retinal detachment:
  »Introduction: Retinal detachment
  »Symptoms of Retinal detachment
  »Causes of Retinal detachment
  »Treatments for Retinal detachment

Detached retina: visual impairment resulting from the retina becoming separated from the choroid in the back of the eye; treated by photocoagulation.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Detached retina: Related Topics

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Detached retina as a Disease

Detached retina: Another name for Retinal detachment (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Retinal detachment
  »Symptoms of Retinal detachment
  »Causes of Retinal detachment
  »Treatments for Retinal detachment

Detached retina: Related Diseases

Detached retina: Detached retina is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Detached retina

Some of the causes of Detached retina are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Detached retina (Retinal detachment)

Some of the symptoms of Detached retina incude:

Treatments for Detached retina (Retinal detachment)

Treatments for Detached retina (Retinal detachment) include:

  • Emergency eye treatment - often eye surgery is required urgently
  • Laser surgery
  • Cryopexy (freeze treatment)
  • Liquid nitrogen cryotherapy
  • Solid carbon dioxine cryotherapy

Treatment of Detached retina: For more treatment information about Detached retina, see treatment of Retinal detachment (Detached retina)

Detached retina: Article Excerpts about Retinal detachment

This happens when the inner and outer layers of the retina become separated. With surgery or laser treatment, doctors ... (Source: excerpt from Aging and Your Eyes -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Detached retina as a Symptom

Detached retina (symptom): Type of Retina symptoms.

More information on symptom: Retina symptoms:

Detached retina: Related Disease Topics

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Terms associated with Detached retina:

Terms Similar to Detached retina:

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Detached retina

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Detached retina

The following list attempts to classify Detached retina into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • vision defect,visual defect,visual disorder,visual impairment
  • disability,disablement,handicap,impairment
  • bad condition,poor shape,unfitness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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