Retinal detachment repair is a type of eye surgery in which the retina is placed back into its normal position, according to MedlinePlus. This type of eye surgery is urgent, as over time, the detached retina's lack of ox... More » Health Vision

Epiretinal membrane removal can cause complications such as endophthalmitis, which may lead to blindness, retinal detachment and the progression of cataract. Other risks include bleeding, double vision, droopy eyelids an... More » Health Vision

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
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Several different surgical techniques are used to repair a detached retina, according to WebMD. The technique used is usually determined by the nature of the detachment, its cause and its location in the eye. Other circu... More » Health Vision

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Retinal separation, or detachment, occurs when part of the interior lining at the back of the eye, known as the retina, breaks away from the underlying tissue, Medical News Today states. Depending on the type of detachme... More » Health Vision