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Retinal Detachment: What Is It?


The retina is an essential part of the eye that enables vision. It transmits light entering the eye, which turn into nerve signals, to the brain for visual recognition. The retina is a key factor for normal healthy vision. It is surrounded by vitreous fluid that provides it with essential nutrients and oxygen.

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Can Eyes Tell Us About ADHD?


New research has shown that examining the retina in the eye may be able to help in the diagnosis of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, more widely known as ADHD. Researchers saw that patients with ADHD, that was untreated, had raised background noise on pattern electroretinography, or PERG, when compared to healthy control patients. This information was confirmed by the researcher’s previous work.

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