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Retinal Detachment - What it is

A retinal detachment occurs when the retina separates from the outer layers of the eye. The retina is the innermost layer of the eye which acts like the film in a camera. Light rays that enter the eye are focused onto the retina, stimulating the nerve fibres which then send information to the brain to process what we see. If not treated early, retinal detachment may lead to partial or complete permanent loss of vision.

retinal detachment - normal vision
Normal vision

vision with retinal detachment
Vision with retinal detachment

Retinal Detachment - Preparing for surgery

Retinal Detachment - Post-surgery care

Retinal Detachment - Other Information

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