Detached Retina Diagnosis
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How to Diagnose Detached Retina
The doctor will ask about your symptoms and medical history, and perform a thorough eye exam. Tests may include:
- Eye exam-The pupil is dilated with eye drops, and the inside of the eye is examined with a lighted instrument called an ophthalmoscope.
- Ultrasound-The doctor uses sound waves to examine the eye.
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