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April 28, 2009

Retinal Tears and Retinal Detachments

Scleral buckles are being replaced by vitrectomy for repair of retinal detachments.
September 25, 2009

Floaters, Are They Normal or due to Diabetic Retinopathy?

New floaters can be from a posterior vitreous detachment (PVD), retinal tear or diabetic retinopathy.
February 5, 2010

"Top Ten" Eye Emergencies: Part 1

Retinal eye emergencies all involve some change in vision. While not all situations are true "emergencies," acute loss of vision is quite frightening. Call your doctor if you have any of these symptoms.
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.