Retinal Problems are eye issues that relate to problems with the retina. The retina is a layer of tissue present at the back of the eye that is responsible for sensing light and sending images to the brain. Common Retinal Problems are diabetic eye disease, retinal detachment, retinoblastoma, macular pucker, floaters and macular degeneration. Symptoms of Retinal Problems vary with the specific disorder. Common symptoms are blurry vision, floaters and flashes of light, darkening of vision and eye fatigue.
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?
People who are diabetic are more susceptible to be affected by Retinal Problems