Retinal Tear

What Are Retinal Tears?

Retinal tears occur when part of the retina separates from the outer layers of the eye. If not treated promptly, retinal tears may lead to retinal detachment, a medical emergency that can cause rapid loss of vision.

Risk Factors

  • Family history of retinal detachment
  • Severe myopia
  • Previous eye injuries
  • Age (over 40 years old)
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Are There Any Signs & Symptoms?

Retinal tears are mostly painless. Some symptoms include:

Early detection and treatment can help to prevent retinal tears from getting worse.

Consult An Eye Specialist

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