Case 31
History: A 35 year-old man was referred to the eye casualty because of a sudden right superior visual field loss. His visual acuity was 6/9 and the fundoscopy revealed a bullous inferior retinal detachment with retinal tears (not seen in the pictures). He underwent a successful retinal repair operation. The eventual vision was 6/9.  The prognosis of retinal detachment is related to the initial visual acuity at presentation which in turn is dependent on macular involvement. If the macula is spared at initial presentation, surgery should be carried out earlier for a better visual outcome.

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