The Causes and Treatment of Retinal Detachments
June 4, 2010•15 min
Host: Roy Levit, MD
Guest: Saad Shaikh, MD
Although floaters in one's vision are common, this symptom can be a key indicator of a retinal tear or detachment. What is the incidence of retinal detachment in the U.S., and when should a primary care physician suspect this condition? Dr. Saad Shaikh, associate professor and member of the teaching faculty at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine in Orlando, and assistant professor at the University of South Florida, College of Medicine and at the Florida State College of Medicine, discusses the development of retinal detachments, risk factors, and the techniques used to correct the condition. Dr. Roy Levit hosts.