Which age groups have the highest prevalence of exudative retinal detachment?

Updated: Jul 27, 2020
  • Author: Lihteh Wu, MD; Chief Editor: Inci Irak Dersu, MD, MPH  more...
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Answer

Age predilection depends on the underlying cause, to include the following:

  • Coats disease is more common in children and young adults.

  • Exudative age-related macular degeneration is a condition of elderly persons.

  • Idiopathic central serous retinopathy occurs most often in middle-aged people.


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