Retina

The retina is a thin layer of tissue located at the back of the eye. It is a crucial part of the visual system, responsible for capturing light and converting it into electrical signals that are sent to the brain, allowing us to see. 

ABOUT

Retina

Description

1. Retinal disease may include multiple systemic conditions include - Diabetes , Hypertension, hyperlipidemia ( cholesterol disease) , Renal issues or kidney problems
2. Our retina specialists utilize advanced imaging techniques, including optical coherence tomography (OCT) and fluorescein angiography, for precise diagnosis.
3. Treatments may range from drops , antioxidant medication, intravitreal injection tailored to each patient's unique needs.

Significance

1. Early diagnosis and immediate intervention can help in regaining maximum vision and avoid any later complications.
2. Vitrectomy addresses complex cases, facilitating visual rehabilitation.

Highlights

1. Our specialists excel in managing conditions like age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.
2. We integrate cutting-edge imaging technology for accurate diagnosis and treatment planning.

Unique Hospital Features

1) Best retina specialist to evaluate retina conditions
2) minimally invasive vitrectomy

Detailed Explanation

What is the retina and what is its function in the eye?

The retina is the innermost layer of the eye that contains light-sensitive cells called photoreceptors. Its primary function is to capture light and convert it into electrical signals that are sent to the brain, allowing us to see.

What are common retinal conditions and their symptoms?

Common retinal conditions include age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, and retinal vascular diseases. Symptoms may include blurry or distorted vision, floaters, flashes of light, and loss of peripheral vision.

What is a retinal detachment and what are the signs of this emergency condition?

A retinal detachment occurs when the retina separates from the underlying tissue. Signs include sudden flashes of light, an increase in floaters, and a curtain-like shadow in the visual field. Immediate medical attention is crucial.

AMD is a condition where the macula, a small part of the retina responsible for central vision, deteriorates. Treatment options may include lifestyle changes, medications, or procedures like anti-VEGF injections

What is diabetic retinopathy and how is it managed?

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that affects the blood vessels in the retina. Management may involve controlling blood sugar levels, regular eye exams, and in some cases, laser therapy or injections.

How is a retinal tear or hole treated to prevent retinal detachment?

A retinal tear or hole can be treated with a procedure called retinal laser photocoagulation or with a freezing treatment called cryopexy. , depending on the stage and condition , vitrectomy and ERM peeling. These treatments help to prevent the progression to a retinal detachment.

Can retinal conditions be hereditary, and should family members be screened?

Yes it can be and they have to be screened once in 6 months

What is the role of nutrition and lifestyle in maintaining retinal health?

A balanced diet rich in antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, and certain vitamins and minerals can support retinal health. Additionally, avoiding smoking and protecting the eyes from excessive UV exposure can be beneficial

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Opp. Aparna Westside, Lanco Hills Road, Khajaguda, Hyderabad 

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Lanco Hills Road, Khajaguda, Hyderabad 

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