Retina

Home  |  Blog  |  Retina

Is a Detached Retina a Medical Emergency?

Is a Detached Retina a Medical Emergency?

Retinal detachment is a potential medical emergency that can be corrected if it is caught early. However, if medical treatment is delayed too long, then it could lead to permanent damage that affects your sight or even causes blindness in the affected eye. This...
Read More

Common Causes of Low Vision

Common Causes of Low Vision

Low vision refers to visual impairment that cannot be corrected through pharmaceuticals, surgery, contact lenses or glasses. In most cases, it is characterized by partial sight, such as tunnel vision, blurred vision and blind spots. It can affect people of all ages,...
Read More

Treatment for Low Vision

Treatment for Low Vision

Low vision is a medical term that refers to vision that is 20/70 or worse. In most cases, patients cannot correct low vision completely by using prescription glasses or contact lenses. Patients with this condition are either partially sighted (20/70 to 20/200 vision...
Read More

Symptoms of Macular Degeneration  

Symptoms of Macular Degeneration  

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss. It is a condition in which the center of the retina deteriorates over time. The center of the retina is called the macular, hence the term macular degeneration. The macula is responsible for much of your...
Read More

Your Eyes and Macular Degeneration Explained

Your Eyes and Macular Degeneration Explained

It is common knowledge that as you grow older, there is a chance that you may be affected by certain age-related afflictions and ailments. Heart conditions are always a major concern, as is eating healthily to lower the risks of high blood pressure or high...
Read More