The cornea is an important structure in the front of the eye. The majority of the focusing power of the eye resides in this tissue. Despite proper focusing, vision is impaired if retinal disease is present.
The "Top Ten" of retinal emergencies is completed today. Topping the list is a type of retinal detachment. Cataract surgery can also lead to relative emergent situations. Remember, losing vision, from whatever cause, can be an "emergency."