Macula Hole






Macular Hole A macular hole is a small break in the macula, ( this is where all our colour and detailed vision is processed) located in the center of the eye’s light-sensitive tissue called the retina. Macular degeneration is a condition affecting the tissues lying under the retina, while a macular hole involves damage from within…

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Retinal Neovascularization – Aftereffects of CRVO or Diabetes






 Neovascularization following a Central Vein Occlusion or Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Intraretinal microvascular abnormalities (IRMA) are abnormalities of the blood vessels that supply the retina of the eye, a sign of diabetic retinopathy. IRMA can be difficult to distinguish from and is likely a precursor to retinal neovascularization. One way to…

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Retinal Detachment Surgery – Scleral Buckle and Vitrectomy






Retinal detachments are usually caused by retinal tears, and a scleral buckle can be used to close the retinal break. The scleral buckle is secured around the eyeball under the conjunctiva. This moves the wall of the eye closer to the detached retina. It also may move the retina closer…

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What is a Retinal-Detachment ?






Retinal detachment occcurs when the retina peels away from its underlying layer of support tissue. Initial detachment may be localized, but without rapid treatment the entire retina may detach, leading to vision loss and blindness. It is a medical emergency. The retina is a thin layer of light sensitive tissue…

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