WSJ: The Risks of Ignoring Signs of Retinal Damage
Tennessee Retina is dedicated to saving sight. Retinal detachment symptoms may be subtle, but it's very important to take note of them when they occur. Ignoring signs or symptoms can lead to vision loss. Read this informative article about retinal detachments, featuring one of our RCA colleagues at Vitreoretinal Consultants in New York, Dr. Philip Ferrone. In this article Dr. Ferrone and other specialists share some important information regarding the risks of ignoring signs of a retinal detachment. Retinal detachment symptoms may be subtle, but it's very important to take note of them when they occur. Early symptoms of a retinal detachment may begin with a few dark spots or wavy lines in your field of vision and even flashes of light. These symptoms are painless and may seem non urgent but if you experience any of these symptoms it could be an indication for a retinal tear which could lead to a detachment. If the tear is left untreated, this could lead to permanent damage loss. Read more about the risks in this interesting article in the Wall Street Journal featuring our RCA colleague, Dr. Philip Ferrone.