retinal tear


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retinal tear

A tear in the retina caused by injury or general degeneration.
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A recent review proposed the pathophysiology of RRD as involving several steps: initial vitreous syneresis that allows gel movement followed by vitreoretinal adhesion dynamics that may be sufficient to cause a retinal tear making subretinal space accessible for the vitreous fluid to enter and thus separating the retina from the RPE.
A retinal tear (this isn't retinal detachment) and it usually doesn't cause any problems.
After it was determined that Puck couldn't be released because of a puncture wound on his wing and a retinal tear in his right eye, he was transferred to the Cascades center and joined Shimmel's "educational team.
Even after being cleared by doctors following the fall after a dunk at Washington State that revealed a retinal tear, Nelson couldn't bring himself to suit up on the Arizona road trip last weekend.
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): A new Canadian study led by a researcher of Indian origin has found that eye floaters and flashes of light are linked to retinal tear or detachment and may even cause blindness if left untreated.
Scar tissue may form on the macula due to conditions such as vitreous detachment (in which the aging vitreous breaks down, leading to floaters), retinal tear, retinal detachment, ocular inflammation, eye injuries, or retinal blood vessel abnormalities such as diabetic retinopathy or retinal vein occlusion.
The Optomap was developed by Scottish businessman Douglas Anderson after his son, Leif, lost the sight in one eye at the age of five due to an undetected retinal tear.
Serious ocular events occurring in the RISE study included one case of endophthalmitis, one retinal tear and two traumatic cataracts in the Lucentis groups.
Nelson, who along with teammate Tyler Honeycutt was named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman team, had surgery in late February to repair a slight retinal tear which caused him to miss matchups with Oregon and Oregon State.
In 10 percent of cases of vitreous separation, a retinal tear or detachment may be the culprit.
A retinal tear caused by glass from Mr Terry's smashed spectacles had to be operated on.