Detached Retina: Vitrectomy

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A retinal detachment occurs when the retina's layers separate. Any portion of the retina that is detached cannot send visual signals to the brain. If left untreated, retinal detachment can cause devastating damage to an individual's vision. Retinal detachment is considered an ocular emergency that requires immediate medical attention.

Learn more at the American Academy of Ophthalmology website.

 

 

 

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