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Retinal detachment symptoms



The following are a list of symptoms that may be associated with a retinal detachment. 

          change or increase in floaters or flashing lights


         floaters and/or flashing lights that do not improve over time


          changes in vision, especially the appearance of a curtain or shadow in your peripheral field of vision



If you experience ANY of the above symptoms please call our office immediately.  You will need to have dilating drops.  If we are not open or you are traveling, please go to a hospital emergency and ask to be seen by the ophthalmologist on call.  A retinal detachment is an emergency and requires immediate attention. 



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