ablatio retinae or Retina detachments
Release of the retina can affect one in 10,000 people each year in the United States. This incident is a serious eye problem and can occur at any age, although it usually occurs in middle age or older. These events are more likely to occur in people who suffer from nearsightedness (myopia) or minus glasses and the people who have family members who have experienced the loss of the retina. Release of the retina may also occur due to a hard blow, In addition, although somewhat rare, this condition can be a hereditary disease that can even occur in infants and children. If no action is taken immediately, will result in loss of retinal defects of vision or blindness.
The retina is a thin, transparent tissue that is sensitive to light, which consists of cells and nerve fibers. Retina lining the inner wall of the eye such as wall paper lining the walls of the house. Retina functions like film in the camera image: the light through the lens to be focused onto the retina. Retinal cells are sensitive to light is that capture the “image” and channeled to the brain via the optic nerve.