What is the focus of clinical history in the evaluation of retinal detachment?

Updated: Jul 08, 2021
  • Author: Hemang K Pandya, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Bruce M Lo, MD, MBA, CPE, RDMS, FACEP, FAAEM, FACHE  more...
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Answer

The history should include inquiries into the following:

  • History of trauma

  • Previous ophthalmologic surgery

  • Previous eye conditions (eg, uveitis and vitreous hemorrhage)

  • Duration of visual symptoms and visual loss


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