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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The Saturday Kitchen host has had detached retinas and nearly lost sight in one eye when he did not get it treated early.
He lost his sight completely due to detached retinas and was forced to retire at the age of 50.
Zenga has detached retinas and our vet believes she was born blind.
Paul, of Halifax, Yorkshire, suffers from detached retinas and an eye disease called myopic macular degeneration.
AN optometrist at Specsavers in Brighouse who failed to spot that a patient had detached retinas in both eyes has been cleared of misconduct by her professional body.
She said that some animals were so badly tortured that they suffered from detached retinas, especially because of 'blows they received around their heads.
Whitetail, and two of my neighbors, neither of whom are shooters, all suffered detached retinas.
There's a situation where my granny - who I grew up with and basically helped raise me - has two detached retinas, so there's a hereditary concern," Nelson said.
To forestall further harm, such as blindness from hemorrhaging in the eye or detached retinas, Dr.
One study of 1, 062 eyes found problems in 56 cases, including detached retinas and inflammation.
Also in this issue, we talk with Robert Park, an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the University of Arizona in Tucson, who is using finite-clement analysis software to study stresses on the eye that lead to detached retinas.