retinal detachment

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n retinal detachment 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


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Retinal detachment risk from cataract surgery falls.
When the researchers then looked at five-year spans between 1989 and 2001, they found retinal detachments happened more often at the beginning of the study.
Specifically, the incidence of retinal detachment following cataract removal between 1989 and 2003 was about 1 percent.
Retinal detachment risk from cataract surgery falls.
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