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What are the causes of retinal detachment?


Retinal detachment can follow an eye injury or a blow to the head.

It can also occur as the result of an underlying eye problem, i.e. very short sight (high myopia), inflammation or infection at the back of the eye, a tear in the retina, or blood vessel problems.

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