Retinal Detachment

What is Retinal Detachment?

Retinal Detachment meaning Separation of the retina from its supporting tissue. Retinal detachment must be treated promptly to avoid permanent vision loss. Retinal detachment can be a complication of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis, which is a viral infection that can occur in people with weakened immune systems, including people with HIV. Related Term(s): Retina

 

reference: AIDSinfo – Glossary

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