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detached retina

n. visual impairment resulting from the retina becoming separated from the choroid in the back of the eye; treated by photocoagulation [syn: retinal detachment, detachment of the retina]

Usage examples of "detached retina".

She was using a tiny device to staple the detached retina back onto the rear surface of the eye.

Sugar Ray Leonard is there, talking about his own detached retina and how he could have gone the same way as Mears.

Margaret suffered a concussion and a partially detached retina, Libby a dislocated shoulder and various scrapes and bruises, but the real trauma could not be assuaged with snaps, slings, and Betadine.

Old Mother Dismass's clothes had that disarray of someone who, because of a detached retina in her second sight, was living in a variety of times all at once.