Pathogenesis, Predisposing Factors, Presentation and Methods of Examination

  • A. H. Chignell


Retinal detachment is the result of fluid accumulating between the photoreceptor and pigment epithelial cells of the retina; in rhegmatogenous retinal detachment the fluid accumulates after a break has formed in the retina.


Retinal Detachment Vitreous Haemorrhage Subretinal Fluid Posterior Vitreous Detachment Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. H. Chignell
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.St. Thomas’ HospitalUK
  2. 2.King Edward VII’s HospitalUK

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