Retinal Detachments

September 28, 2010

Silicone Oil for Retinal Detachments

Silicone oil can be used to help fix a retinal detachment. While it is not usually used as a first attempt, doctors should use this method earlier to save vision loss from repeated retinal detachments.
October 7, 2010

Decreased Vision Following Retinal Detachment

Loss of vision may occur after successful retinal detachment surgery. Causes include a change in refraction (strength of glasses), cataract, retinal disease or recurrent detachment.
December 15, 2010

Persistent Flashes After Posterior Vitreous Detachment (PVD)

Flashes and floaters are common symptoms of a retinal tear, especially after a PVD. Do persistent flashes mean you are at greater risk for a tear?
January 21, 2011

Double Vision After Retinal Detachment Surgery

True double vision after retinal detachment surgery can happen, but is uncommon. Usually large changes in prescription are the culprit.