Untreated, most retinal detachments will result in complete and permanent loss of vision in the affected eye. As a general rule, the sooner you receive treatment for your retinal detachment, the better the outcome.
I will decide the best course of treatment for your retinal detachment, and this will usually involve surgery. Retinal reattachment surgery is complicated, intricate and will be individualised to your eye. The timing of surgery will also be decided at your consultation, and may be as early as within a few hours, to within several days.
There are several types of surgery for retinal detachment. I will discuss the risks and benefits of surgery and the option that I feel will be most suited for your particular retinal detachment in order to give you the best possible outcome.