[PDF] Management of acute retinal detachment

Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Publication date:
31 May 2010


This guidance addresses the diagnosis and management of acute retinal detachment. The rate of evolution of a retinal detachment is a key factor when scheduling emergency surgery, and where there is imminent danger that the fovea is about to detach surgery must be carried out urgently within 24 hours.