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vessel occlusion
Retinal Vessel Occlusion
The retina is the light-sensitive layer at the back of the eye that is responsible for vision. If an occlusion (blockage) forms, there is typically a sudden, painless loss of vision in the affected eye.

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detachment
Detached Retina
A detached retina, also called a retinal detachment, is a separation of the retina from the deeper layers of the eyeball that normally support and nourish it.

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choroidal melanoma
Choroidal Melanoma
Choroidal melanoma is a cancer that affects part of the eye. It develops in the choroid, the sponge-like membrane at the back of the eye between the sclera (the white of the eye) and the retina.

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retinitis pigmentosa
Retinitis Pigmentosa
Retinitis pigmentosa is a disorder in which the cells in the eye that sense light break down (degenerate), leading to a slow loss of vision and sometimes blindness.

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cancer
Retinoblastoma
Retinoblastoma is a form of cancer that develops on the retina. Although rare, retinoblastoma is the most common eye tumor in children.

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retinopathy
Retinopathy
Retinopathy refers to diseases that affect the retina, the collection of light-sensitive cells lining the back half of each eye.


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