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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Posterior Vitreous Detachment – The Cause of Floaters and Flashes






posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) is a condition of the eye in which the vitreous membrane separates from the retina. Broadly speaking, the condition is common for older adults and over 75% of those over the age of 65 develop it. Although less common among people in their 40s or 50s…

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Those Eye Floaters Live Inside You!






Have you ever seen something pass through your field of vision? Or maybe you see spots when you close your eyes. The eye is full of liquid “The Aqueous” anteriorly and a clear jelly “The Vitreous” behind the crystaline lens. Often tiny remains of developmental blood vessels are left suspended…

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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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