retinal detachment


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retinal detachment

A condition in which the light-sensitive inner layers at the back of the eye become detached from the outer layers.
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Noun1.retinal detachment - visual impairment resulting from the retina becoming separated from the choroid in the back of the eye; treated by photocoagulation
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
Translations
Ablatio retinae
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Extent of retinal detachment was recorded as involving one quadrant, sub-total (2 to 3 quadrants) or total (4 quadrants) and associated proliferative vitreo-retinopathy was classified according to the Machemer Classification of Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy, 199112.
Endolaser photocoagulation was performed wherever required and silicone oil refilled where retinal detachment was found on follow up visits.
Haemorrhages, exudates and retinal detachment were not seen in any of the patients in this study.
Many patients may suffer late complications like recurrent vitreous hemorrhage and retinal detachment after successful initial surgery requiring secondary intervention.
Objective: To compare the effects of Pars Plana Vitrectomy (PPV) and Scleral Buckling (SB) with reference to Central Corneal Thickness (CCT), Corneal Endothelial-Cell Density (CED), Anterior Chamber Depth (ACD) and Axial Length (AL) in repair of Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment (RRD).
Fundus examination and OCT scanning confirmed bilateral serous retinal detachment.
2] When left untreated, CMV retinitis can progress to retinal detachment with direct damage to the macula or optic nerve, resulting in permanent blindness.
In PDR, neovascularization and associated intra/preretinal hemorrhages, scarring, and retinal detachment occur.
Bullous central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR) is a rare variant of CSCR characterized by severe serous retinal detachment which especially involves the inferior quadrants.
Silicon oil (SO) endotemponade during complex vitreo-retinal (VR) surgeries has become a standard technique with favourable success rate for retinal detachment (RD) surgery1.
THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION has found no evidence of a link between fluoroquinolone usage and retinal detachment or aortic aneurysm and dissection, according to a new Drug Safety Communication update on potential serious, disabling side effects of oral and injectable fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
However, when she started losing vision in the right eye and was diagnosed with retinal detachment, she underwent two surgeries within a space of a few months in Syria.