Detached Retina - FAQS

Q. How do I know if I have a detached retina?
A. You may have a retinal detachment if you have any of the following symptoms:
Light flashes.
‘Wavy’ or ‘watery’ vision.
A veil or curtain obstructing part or all of your vision.
A shower of floaters that resemble spots, bugs or spider webs.
A sudden decrease of vision.

Q. What should I do if I have the above symptoms?
A. You need to contact your eye specialist urgently. Receiving immediate treatment increases the chances of you regaining or retaining your vision, and limiting further loss.