What are the symptoms of a retinal detachment?

Retinal detachment occurs when the thin lining at the back of your eye called the retina begins to pull away from the blood vessels that supply it with oxygen and nutrients.

Retinal detachment is a serious eye condition that can cause blindness if it is not treated promptly.

It is, therefore, important to recognise the early signs of retinal detachment before there are any irreversible retinal changes. These include:

A retinal detachment is a medical emergency. It is important to see an eye specialist as soon as you experience symptoms of a retinal detachment.