detached retina

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Noun1.detached retina - 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
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But when a detached retina caused a sudden and dramatic loss of light perception, the engagement officer lost the ability to tell loved ones how he was feeling.
Eye patch off: No detached retina for Pacquiao !-- -- Dino Maragay ( - January 22, 2019 - 1:48pm LOS ANGELES ndash Manny Pacquiao's left eye was in better condition two days after being scratched during his fight with Adrien Broner, according to one of the Filipino icon's close associates.
That triggered rumors that Pacquiao suffered a serious eye injury, like a detached retina which ended the career of Hall of Famer Sugar Ray Leonard in the 1980s.
A detached retina -- and not a simple eye abrasion -- is what the Daily News reported on Pacquiao's eye injury.
Ms Brown had a detached retina and was given steroid drops but required five more hospital visits until April due to pain and sensitivity.
He suffered a detached retina in his right eye five years ago which required surgery and revealed problems surfaced in his left eye after his setback against Gastelum.
While in London with his daughters over spring break he suffered a detached retina and lost vision in his left eye.
Researchers in Finland have reported that taking statins lowered the risk of re-operation for patients who underwent vitreoretinal (VR) surgery after a detached retina.
The detached retina loses its blood supply and eventually loses the ability to send messages to the brain.
After losing an eye to detached retina the late (and great) gun writer John Wootters did a lot of research on this malady.
Detached retina was seen as hyper echogenic membrane in vitreous body.
However a detached retina ended dreams of a glowing career on the pitch.