The thin membrane at the back of the eye that is necessary for good vision is known as the retina. There are a number of reasons such as age or disease that can affect the functioning of the retina. This could cause blurred or loss of vision, redness, pain and discharge.
HOW IS RETINAL PROBLEMS DIAGNOSED?
Ophthalmologists conduct a complete examination of the eye and evaluate your symptoms to determine the type of Retinal Problem. The eye examination is done after dilation for a clearer view of all the eye parts. The doctor may ask you about any recent injury to the eye.
HOW IS RETINAL PROBLEMS TREATED?
The main goals of treatment are to stop disease progression and preserve or improve vision. In many cases, damage that has already occurred can't be reversed, making early detection important. Options may include:
• Using a laser.
• Shrinking abnormal blood vessels.
• Injecting air or gas into your eye. .
• Indenting the surface of your eye.
• Evacuating and replacing the fluid in the eye.
• Injecting drugs into the eye.
• Implanting a retinal prosthesis.
DID YOU KNOW?
The Retinal Problems can get very chronic in nature, leading to loss of vision if not treated on time.