detached retina

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n detached retina visual impairment resulting from the retina becoming separated from the choroid in the back of the eye; treated by photocoagulation
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Usage

In literature:

Detachment of the retina may occur, often preceded by or accompanied by subretinal hemorrhage.
"Glaucoma" by Various
The retina is subject to inflammation, to detachment from the choroid, to haemorrhages from the blood-vessels and to tumour.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various
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In news:

Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Gov Steve Beshear has undergone minor outpatient surgery to repair a detached retina.
Giants lose Beatty with detached retina.
A Giants offensive line that is already struggling will have to go without its young cornerstone left tackle, Will Beatty, who will spend his Thanksgiving morning in surgery to repair a detached retina and will be out indefinitely.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Gov Steve Beshear has undergone minor outpatient surgery to repair a detached retina .
Conditions at Julian Carroll Airport, KY. Gov Steve Beshear has undergone minor outpatient surgery to repair a detached retina .
Giants lose Beatty with detached retina .
A slide show depicting eye surgery to place a detached retina back into its normal position.
(AP) — Gov Steve Beshear has undergone minor outpatient surgery to repair a detached retina.
Gov Steve Beshear has undergone minor outpatient surgery to repair a detached retina .
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