Retinal Detachment

Retinal detachment is a disorder of the eye in which the retina peels away from its underlying layer of support tissue. Initial detachment may be localized, but without rapid treatment the entire retina may detach, leading to vision loss and blindness. Symptoms is flashing lights in the corner of the eye. Large numbers of dark spots in the field of vision. If large area of the retina has become detached, you may see cloudy ring or a black area across your field of vision.

Causes: Separation of the light-sensitive retina at the back of the eye from the supporting tissues underneath occurs. In this disorder, part of the retina peels away from the underlying tissue. Without rapid treatment, partial blindness can result. See an ophthalmologist. This condition is more common over the age of 50. this sometimes runs in families. Participating in sports can cause a blow to the eye. Severe nearsightedness can also cause this condition.

A small tear occurs, permitting fuild to leak through and increase the separation.

Natural remedies for retinal detachment:

  • Contact an optometrist. He is able to test for retinal detachment.
  • In some instances, there is only slight flashes of light in the corners of your eye; yet the doctor may not see retinal detachment. In such instances, eat an extremely nourishing diet of fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and nuts, plus a full multivitamin supplement; and the flashes of light may subside. But when in doubt, consult an optometrist for another checkup.