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
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Translations
Ablatio retinae
References in periodicals archive ?
Microincision vitrectomy surgery and intravitreal bevacizumab as a surgical adjunct to treat diabetic traction retinal detachment. Ophthalmology.
Caution is necessary when injecting anti-VEGF agents in patients with PDR and significant fibrovascular proliferation as these agents may worsen traction retinal detachment (TRD).
The OCT scans were evaluated for the presence of diffuse retinal thickening (DRT), cystoid macular edema (CME), posterior hyaloidal traction (PHT), serous retinal detachment (SRD), and traction retinal detachment (TRD).