Rapid Review: Retinal Detachment
- Patient will be complaining of painless loss of vision, floaters, flashing lights, curtain lowering sensation
- PE will show retina appears hazy gray with white folds
- Treatment is stat ophthalmology consult
A 67-year-old man presents to the emergency department complaining of vision changes for the last few hours. He describes a painless decrease in the vision in his left eye. This was preceded by an increase in floaters in his vision. Fundoscopic exam reveals a floating, gray “cloud.” What is the most likely diagnosis?