Retina and Diabetic Retinopathy

 The thin layer of tissue on the inside back wall of your eye contains millions of light sensitive cells and nerve cells that receive and organize visual information. Our retina sends this information to your brain through the optic nerve, enabling you to see. The retinal degenerative disorders include Age-related macular degeneration and myopic macular degeneration affecting young, old, children from many cultures, races and ethnicities. The diseases like Diabetic retinopathy and Retinal tumours can also be responsible for the permanent vision loss or eye affects if it is not treated on time. Diabetic retinopathy, also known as diabetic eye disease, is a medical condition in which the damage occurs to the retina due to Diabetes Mellitus and which is a severe issue. It leads to cause of blindness. Diabetic retinopathy (DR) causes significant visual loss on a world scale. Diabetic retinopathy affects up to 80% of those who have had diabetes for 20 years or more. At least 90% of new cases could be reduced with proper advanced treatments and monitoring of the eye

 

  • Retinopathy of Prematurity Ophthalmologic Approach
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Tumours
  • Age related macular degeneration (ARMD)
  • Cancers affecting retina