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Retina Responsibilties: What Does Your Retina Do?

Your eye is full of quite a few different pieces that each play their part in transmitting light and images to your brain to be processed. One of the most important parts of the eye is the retina. But why is it so important? You Had One Job Your retina only has one job, but […]

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Retinal Detachment: an Ocular Emergency

The retina is the back layer of the eye that translates light into an image the brain can understand. It is one of the most critical parts of your vision. However, the retina can sometimes pull away from the back of the eye. This is known as a retinal detachment. The separation of the retina from the back […]

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How Are Retina Diseases Diagnosed?

Whether you are suffering from age-related macular degeneration, retinotherapy, floaters, or another disease entirely, you are probably wondering how your ophthalmologist will diagnose your condition. One process is through a test called an angiography. How Does Angiography Work? During an angiography, a dye is injected into your body. This will be one of two dyes, either fluorescein […]

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Get Ready for Your Retinal Surgery

The eyes have a vital function in our body — and a single problem can make or break this function. Retinal detachment involves the pulling away of the retina from the back of the eye and away from its layer of blood vessels. Once the retina is deprived of oxygen, the risk for vision loss increases, which […]

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When to Consider Retinal Surgery

Retinal detachment is an eye condition wherein the eye’s vitreous gel separates from the retina. This condition also usually causes retinal tears, allowing fluid to accumulate under the retina and thereby causing it to detach from the eye. When the retina is detached, the eyes no longer function as well as they did. If you […]

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