January 25, 2018

Retinal Detachment

Here’s a free collection of resources about Retinal Detachment.

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Retinal Detachment Survey

We’re surveying people about their experiences with Retinal Detachment. Here will be a collection of their responses.

*This information is not meant to replace medical advice, and the information gathered via surveys may or may not be correct. Hopefully it will be helpful to you!

*Response format = Answer (Name, Age)

**Click here to share your experience with Retinal Detachment**

Retinal Detachment Symptoms

What symptoms have you experienced?

  • Flashes, floaters, black curtain and detachment in both eyes. (Susan, 50 years old)

Retinal Detachment Causes

Is there anything you believe contributed to or caused your Retinal Detachment?

  • Vibrating plates. (Susan, 50 years old)

Retinal Detachment Facts

What are some interesting facts about Retinal Detachment?

  • From tear to detachment in two hours, both times. (Susan, 50 years old)

Retinal Detachment Difficulties

What are the hardest aspects of living with Retinal Detachment?

  • Adjustment to sight loss. (Susan, 50 years old)

Retinal Detachment Advice

What encouragement/advice can you give others who experience Retinal Detachment?

  • It improves in time, have patience because eyes are slow to heal. (Susan, 50 years old)

Retinal Detachment Treatments

What’s been your experience with treatments (medication, surgery, etc.)?

  • NHS UK is absolutely fantastic, three vitrectomonies performed. (Susan, 50 years old)

Retinal Detachment Recommendations

Anything you’d recommend for someone with Retinal Detachment?

  • Rest a lot, and don’t lift anything heavy ever again. (Susan, 50 years old)

Retinal Detachment Resources

What specific resources have you found most helpful?

  • Facebook groups. (Susan, 50 years old)

Retinal Detachment Stories

Share an experience you’ve had related to living with Retinal Detachment.

  • I had headaches until my glasses were sorted out for the imbalance between my eyes. (Susan, 50 years old)