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Retina Diseases

Diseases of the retina fall into many different categories.

Each of them have their own characteristics and forms of treatment.

Macular degeneration has two basic forms — wet and dry — with both affecting the ability to clearly see fine details.

A torn or detached retina is a potentially serious condition that can lead to total blindness in the affected eye. Diabetic retinopathy, as its name implies, is related to damage to a patient's retina related to the person's duration and severity of diabetes.

There are a variety of other retinal problems, which each have their own distinct impacts on vision — and requirements for distinct forms of treatment. These include Central Serous Retinopathy (CSR), Vascular Occlusions, Ocular Tumors, Macular Holes, Uveitis Inflammation and Epiretinal Membranes.

Clicking on the underscored eye diseases will link to the page containing a detailed description of the problem and the analysis and treatment options.



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