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Detached Retina: Causes and Treatments
Question: I have a detached retina. How did it happen?
Answer from: Dr. Linda Chous, O.D., eye care expert
The retina is the lining inside your eye. During a dilated comprehensive eye exam, your doctor can detect early signs of a detached retina.
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