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Category Archive for: ‘Diseases of the Retina & Vitreous’

Md Vision

Macular Degeneration

This is one of the most common eye diseases treated by retina specialists. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is associated with aging, and it is the leading cause of blindness among people over the age of 50 in America. AMD gradually destroys sharp, central vision.

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Diabetic-Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a potentially blinding complication of diabetes that damages the retina. The disease affects half of all Americans diagnosed with diabetes. It occurs when tiny retinal blood vessels become damaged from diabetes and begin to leak fluid or blood, resulting in blurred vision.

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Rvo Vision

Retinal Vein Occlusion

This disorder occurs when a vein in the retina becomes blocked, preventing adequate blood flow. The walls of the vein leak excess fluid, swelling the retina.

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Rd Vision

Retinal Tear / Detachments

Tears occur when the vitreous pulls away from the retina. Liquid that passes through the tear and settles under the retina can separate the retina from the back wall of the eye, resulting in a retinal detachment.

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Pvd Vision

Posterior Vitreous Detachment

Diseases of the Retina / Vitreous: Posterior Vitreous Detachment (PVD) What is a Posterior Vitreous Detachment (PVD)? The back of …

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Emmh Vision

Epiretinal Membrane & Macular Holes

Scar-like tissue can damage the tiny portion of the retina responsible for seeing fine details clearly.

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