Dr. Niteen Dedhia’s talk on Retinal Tears
If you have a tear, you may notice:
If you have a detachment, you may notice:
Early treatment helps prevent vision loss from retinal tears and detachment. If you have any of these symptoms, immediately consult an eye doctor.
You are at greater risk for tears and detachment if you:
A lot of people see flashes and floaters from time to time. But sometimes these or other symptoms can be signs of a tear or detachment. Call your doctor quickly if you notice any of the following:
If you are at risk, have eye exams as often as your eye doctor suggests.
Treating retinal tears and detachment: If you have a small retinal hole, your doctor may simply check your eyes often. This is to make sure the hole does not get worse. Tears and detachments usually require treatment.
Regular eye exams help catch problems before they limit your vision. During an exam, your doctor will:
If you have a small retinal hole, your doctor may simply check your eyes often. This is to make sure the hole does not worsen. Tears and detachments usually require treatment.
Sealing tears prevents fluids from leaking and causing a detachment. Tears can be treated right away in the doctor’s clinic or at a surgery centre which specialises in laser or freezing therapy. Each of these treatments seals the retina to the back of the eye, and prevents progressive deterioration of the tear.
Detachments can be treated in the doctor’s clinic or a surgery centre. You may have more than one type of treatment. They include the following:
If you notice symptoms of a retinal tear or detachment, call your doctor right away. Quick treatment is the key to preventing vision loss from these eye problems.
M.S. (Ophth), D.O.M.S (Bom), M.BPresident of Bombay Ophthalmic Association (2012-2013)
DNB(Ophthalmology) M.B.B.S. FICO (London, UK) FAEH (Cornea)
DNB (Ophthal), FICO (UK), FCRS (Aravind)
MBBS, DNB (Ophthalmology), FCRS ( Sankara)
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