Retinal Detachment is a very serious condition that occurs when the retina pulls away from its supporting tissue. This is often caused by injury or Diabetic Retinopathy and can cause permanent vision loss if it is not repaired quickly. Immediate emergency eye care attention is required.

retinal_tearSome risk factors may include: family history, diabetes, Cataracts surgery, extreme nearsightedness, and age of 65 or older.

Retinal Detachments are often treated by a laser. Each case is treated individually depending upon complexity and location of the detachment.

Our ophthalmologists at Fraser Eye Care Center and the Eye Care Center of Port Huron will thoroughly review all options and treatments available, and our staff will help coordinate hospital scheduling to ensure prompt medical attention is received.