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A 66-year-old man comes to the emergency department because of vision changes. About 2 hours ago, he experienced a sudden flash of light followed by many floaters in his right eye. His visual disturbances have since progressed to a peripheral loss of vision that is spreading to the rest of his visual field. His past medical history is significant for type 2 diabetes mellitus and bilateral cataracts which were corrected surgically. External examination of the eye shows reactive pupils and intact extra-ocular movements. Slit-lamp examination reveals the image shown below. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?