Retinal Detachments

July 7, 2010

Does Sleep Cause Retinal Detachments?

Retinal tears can cause a retinal detachment. A posterior vitreous detachment increases the chances of getting a retinal tear. This may happen during normal sleep.
July 19, 2010

Retinal Detachments Can Blind

What happens when a retinal detachment isn't or cant' be fixed? Blindness is the natural history of a retinal detachment. Sometimes, too, the eye becomes disfigured.
August 2, 2010

The Timing of Retinal Detachment Surgery

Not all retinal detachments are emergency situations. While operating is almost always necessary, operating as any emergency is not always a good idea.
September 13, 2010

Complications of Long Term Retinal Detachments

Retinal detachments can cause permanent loss of vision, but there are potential emotional and physical complications and considerations.