Retinal detachment is a disorder of the eye in which the retina peels away from its underlying layer of support tissue.

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Retinal detachment is a disorder of the eye in which the retina peels away ...
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Retinal Detachment Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... Retinal detachment is painless, but visual symptoms almost always appear before it occurs. Warning signs of retinal detachment include: The sudden appearance of many floaters — small bits of deb...
Source: MayoClinic

Causes
... Retinal detachment may be caused by trauma, advanced diabetes or an inflammatory disorder. But it often occurs spontaneously, as a result of changes in the jelly-like vitreous that fills the vitreous ...
Source: MayoClinic

Retinal Detachment Treatment

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Treatment
... Surgery is the only effective therapy for a retinal tear, hole or detachment. Your ophthalmologist can tell you about the various risks and benefits of your treatment options. Together you can determi...
Source: MayoClinic

Retinal Detachment Support

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Coping skills
... Unless you undergo prompt surgery, retinal detachment will cause you to lose vision in the portion of your field of vision that corresponds to the detached part of the retina. Losing part of your visi...
Source: MayoClinic

Retinal Detachment Other

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Retinal Detachment
... Retinal detachment is a very serious condition that occurs when the retina pulls away from its supporting tissues. Since the retina can''t work properly under these conditions, permanent vision loss m...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Expert Surgery Saved Vision After Retinal Detachment
... David Dvorin was working late in his downtown Cleveland law office one day last year when he suddenly felt his vision closing in, like a curtain had been drawn over the top of his eyes. First thing th...
Source: Cleveland Clinic