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What is retinal detachment disease? If eye surgery is not done on time, does the retina start slipping?

Raghav Chadha, husband of ‘Aam Aadmi Party’ (AAP) leader and actress Parineeti Chopra, is suffering from a serious eye disease, retinal detachment. According to media reports, Raghav will have to undergo surgery to get rid of this disease and for this he is also going to Britain. The question arises that what is the disease of ‘retinal detachment’?

What is retinal detachment?

According to the National Eye Institute, retinal detachment is a serious problem in which the retina starts slipping out of its place. How dangerous this disease is can be gauged from the fact that in this the cells of the retina get separated from the blood arteries.

Through which the eyes get nutrition and oxygen. There are three types of retinal detachment. Rhegmatogenous, tractional and exudative. All its types cause different diseases. In this the retina starts moving away from the back of the eye.

Symptoms of retinal detachment

There are no specific symptoms of minor retinal detachment. But if it increases too much then it can cause a serious problem. Apart from this, black spots start appearing in the eyes.

can reach eyesight

If symptoms of retinal detachment are visible then it is very important to get it treated on time. Because this is an emergency condition. If it is not treated in time, eyesight can be lost forever. It is very important to undergo vitrectomy surgery in this disease.

What is vitrectomy surgery?

According to Johns Hopkins, vitrectomy is very important for treatment of retina and vitreous diseases. During surgery, the surgeon removes the vitreous. The vitreous is like a gel that fills the gap between the eye and the retina.

Why does this disease occur?

There can be many reasons for the retina to detach from the eye. The main reason for this is increasing age or eye injury. This problem can happen to anyone. But some people suffer from this disease due to genetics or diabetes.

Disclaimer: Some information given in the news is based on media reports. Before implementing any suggestion, you must consult the concerned expert.

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