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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ONL Therapeutics is currently preparing its lead compound ONL1204 for a Phase I study in retinal detachment to be conducted in Australia later this year.
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 12, 2019-: Treatment of Retinal Detachment Market Global Share Acquire the Valuation of USD 2689.2 Million, at a CAGR of 5.9% by Types, Diagnosis, Advanced Surgery and Trend Overview 2023
[ClickPress, Tue Apr 16 2019] Proliferate vitreoretinopathy has been one of the primary causes of RRD surgery failure and rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD), representing a healing path for vitreoretinal pathology, with fibrocellular pre- or subretinal membranes.
Most common postoperative complication was retinal detachment (13.7%).
Late retinal detachment following clear lens extraction in high myopic patients led surgeons to abandon this procedure gradually at the beginning of the 20th century5-7.
Jasmine has Kabuki syndrome, which causes development delay, and has total retinal detachment in one eye.
Lincolnshire optometrist who failed to detect a 'barn door' retinal detachment and spoke aggressively to a patient has been erased from the General Optical Council (GOC) register
Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) has saved the sight of a patient by changing the silicone oil that had previously been implanted in his left eye as part of treatment undergone in Europe for a recurring retinal detachment. The patient -- 40-year old Dut Jok Chalic Jok from Sudan - had a history of retinal detachment in the left eye, which had been treated in Europe in 2015 when silicone oil had been implanted in the eye.
The most important differential diagnosis is unilateral retinoblastoma, which occurs in the same age group and has some overlapping clinical manifestations.[3],[4] Coats' disease is an idiopathic condition characterized by telangiectatic and aneurysmal retinal vessels and chronic accumulation of subretinal exudates.[1] It is predominantly unilateral occurring mostly in young males, and can cause severe visual loss resulting from exudative retinal detachment. Less commonly, it presents in adulthood and progresses at a slower rate, but with similar features.[5],[6] The visual prognosis depends on the macular involvement.