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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Visual Fields – Our Side Vison






In optometry and ophthalmology a visual field test is used to determine whether the visual field is affected by diseases that cause local scotoma (glaucoma) or a more extensive loss of vision (brain lesion) or even a reduction in sensitivity (threshold). The normal human visual fields – Our side vision extends to approximately 60 degrees nasally (toward the nose,…

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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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