What Causes Fluid behind the Retina?

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Fluid behind the retina occurs when a hole or tear develops in the retina, and some of the vitreous fluid leaks through the opening. Eventually, the leaking vitreous fluid accumulates behind the retina, separating the retina from other layers of the eye.
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