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15 Treatments for Retinal Detachment

Overview

The retina is a light-sensitive membrane located at the back of the eye. When light passes through the eye, the lens focuses an image on the retina. The retina converts the image to signals that it sends to the brain via the optic nerve. The ret[read article]

Tests for Retinal Detachment

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Ophthalmoscopy is usually part of a routine eye test to screen for eye diseases. It looks at the back of the eye. The back of the eye is called the fundus. It consi...  More
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A visual acuity test is an exam that determines how well you can see the details of a word or symbol from a specific distance away. There are several different type...  More
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A fluorescein angiography is a medical procedure in which a fluorescent dye is injected into the bloodstream. The dye highlights the blood vessels in the back of th...  More
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An eye and orbit ultrasound is a test that uses high-frequency sound waves to get measurements and produce detailed images of your eye and eye orbit. The orbit is t...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Diseases of the eye can be difficult to diagnose during a general physical examination. A doctor who specializes in treating eye problems (ophthalmologist) is bette...  More
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An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that use...  More
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Electroretinography (ERG) is a test that measures the electrical response of the light-sensitive cells in your eyes. These cells are called rods and cones , and for...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Retinal Detachment

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Vitrectomy
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Pneumatic Retinopexy
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Laser Photocoagulation
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Retinal Cryotherapy
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Scleral Buckling
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Floaters,-objects appearing to float across your eye-or a gray veil moving across your field of vision are frightening symptoms. These could be signs of a retinal d...  More
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Alternative Procedures for Retinal Detachment What's this?

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Relaxation techniques include behavioral therapeutic approaches that differ widely in philosophy, methodology, and practice. The primary goal is usually non-directe...  More
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