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    Retinal Detachment - Treatment Overview

    Retinal detachment requires care right away. Without treatment, vision loss can progress from minor to severe or even to blindness within a few hours or days.

    Only surgery can repair retinal detachment. It is usually successful and, in many cases, restores good vision.

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    Signs of Vision Problems in Young Kids

    Everyone has a vision of what children's eye problems look like: Squinting, sitting too close to the television, rubbing their eyes. Though those can be symptoms of vision issues, sometimes there are no signs your child isn't seeing well. Here's what to watch out for and what to do about it.

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    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: September 09, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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