The term Choroidal Detachment refers
the seperation of the choroid from
due to leakage of fluid from vessels within the choroid.
This may occur in when the pressure inside the eyeball ("ocular pressure")
is very low - for example, after a trauma such as an accident or injury
to the eye, or following surgical procedures within the eyeball.
This section includes short definitions of clinical terms that refer
to disorders of the visual system. For definitions of other terms in this
category, choose from the list to the left.
Other related pages include the diagram
of the eye, definitions
of parts of the eye, and the section about clinical
procedures used to investigate the eye and visual system.