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Flashcards in Detached Retina Deck (11):
1

What is the most important thing to do immediately when retinal detachment is suspected

BEDREST

2

What is the most common complication of retinal detachment

Hemorrhage

3

What group of drugs are given to people with retinal detachment

Tranquilizers

4

What is the most common visual defect with retinal detachment

A veil or curtain in the lines of sight

5

Give 3 common causes of retinal detachment

Trauma, aging, cataract surgery

6

What are the tow non surgical treatments done for retinal detachment

Laser photocoagulation, cryosurgery- freezing probes

7

Will the clients eyes be bandage before and after rental surgery

Yes

8

What environmental change is most appropriate for client after retinal reattachment

Dimming light

9

Give two odd visual sensations that these clients have

Flashes of light -floaters

10

Surgical procedure done for retinal detachment

Scleral buckling

11

Define detached retina

Separation of the retina from the back of the eye-the choroid