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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Animal trials using mice showed an increase in expression of complement factor B--a key protein in the complement immune system--following retinal detachment.
The global retinal surgery devices market is classified into retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, epiretinal membrane, macular hole, and others such as eye injuries and eye infections, on the basis of application.
The doctor who treated her said she suffered a partial retinal detachment.
Intraocular pressures as measured by applanation tonometry were 12 mmHg in both eyes, and a dilated fundoscopic examination revealed bilateral serous retinal detachment and optic disc edema (Figure 1a).
Satisfactory response was defined as settled macula and partial retinal detachment accompanied by shrinkage which did not involve the macula (stage 4a).
The committee found that Miss Dawson's record-keeping was "inadequate" in relation to this patient and it said a reasonably competent pre-registration optometrist with knowledge of the details of Patient A's condition would have identified an abnormality, if not necessarily a retinal detachment.
Hayatabad Medical Complex is confronted with shortage of facilities for retinal detachment surgeries and doctors, which is aggravating problems.
Anne Holt, aged 64, from Solihull, said she was left with limited vision after classic symptoms of retinal detachment were missed.
Material is arranged in 15 chapters beginning with the normal retina and continuing with hereditary chorieoretinal dystrophies, the pediatric retina, inflammation, infection, retinal vascular disease, degeneration, oncology, macular fibrosis (and pucker, cysts, holes, folds, and edema), non-rhegmatogenous retinal detachment, peripheral degenerations, trauma, surgery complications, toxicities, and congenital anomalies of the optic nerve.
The incidence of retinal detachment has decreased even though the number of runners has increased over the last few decades.
The study was carried out on 25 patients of retinal detachment associated with proliferative vitreo-retinopathy (PVR) C1 or more who were managed by vitreoretinal surgery.