A retinal detachment can be caused by an injury to the eye or a disease that affects the eye, such as diabetic retinopathy. Injury or inflammation causes the retina at the back of the eye to pull away from the support ti... More » Health Vision

Treatment options for retinal detachment include air or gas injections, eye surface indentation and fluid drainage, Mayo Clinic reports. No treatments or surgeries are guaranteed to completely restore vision after a deta... More » Health Vision

The most common cause of retinal detachment is a tear in the retina due to injury or disease. A buildup of tissue between the retina and the vitreous gel and fluid buildup beneath the retina can also cause retinal detach... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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