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Detachment of the retina   /dɪtˈætʃmənt əv ðə rˈɛtənə/   Listen
Detachment of the retina

Visual impairment resulting from the retina becoming separated from the choroid in the back of the eye; treated by photocoagulation.  Synonyms: detached retina, retinal detachment.

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"Detachment of the retina" Quotes from Famous Books

... the latter case it may pass forward into the anterior chamber or backward into the vitreous. Among other injuries resulting from contusion of the eye may be mentioned haemorrhage into the vitreous, rupture of the choroid, and detachment of the retina. ...
— Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition. • Alexander Miles

Words linked to "Detachment of the retina" :   detached retina, visual defect, retinal detachment, vision defect, visual impairment, visual disorder

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