RETINA RELATED QUESTIONS
The retina is a light-sensitive layer at the back of the eye that covers about 65 percent of its interior surface. Its outer surface is in contact with the choroid and the inner surface with the vitreous body. The outer-most layer is pigmented, whereas the inner nine layers are transparent. Eye-Q provides facility for all retina treatments. Book an appointment with us if you need retina consultation.
Why is regular retina check-up important?
Regular retina treatment is important for two reasons
- Retina Diseases are Silent and Vision loss from retinal damage is irreversible
- It is best to get your eyes checked on a regular basis as untreated retinal diseases can lead to severe vision loss or even blindness.
Which age group is commonly affected by retina conditions?
Retinal diseases affect all ages but it’s common in those over the age of 50 years. High risk groups are Diabetics, Premature babies, Patients with chronic diseases like tumors, Joint problems, Skin diseases, Patients with injury and myopia.
How much time does it take for comprehensive retina check-up?
A comprehensive check-up takes 1.5 hrs. A comprehensive and thorough retina check-up is possible after dilatation only as it allows doctors to see whole retina and allows a better understanding of the status of your retina.
Who all are our Retina Specialists?
We have a team of 10 Retina specialists trained at top institutions for Retina at India available across various locations. Scroll down the page to see our retina specialists.
Do you have treatments available for all Retinal Problems?
Yes, we have advanced technology and renowned doctors to treat all kinds of treatable problems related to Retina, Uvea and Choroid.
How to prevent retinal detachment?
Retinal detachment is caused mainly due to aging, eye injury. Any systematic conditions like diabetes, Hypertension could be the reason. It directly affects the retina.
There is as such no way to prevent retinal detachment. But we can turn down the possibility of retinal detachment by protecting the eyes from any injury. Protecting them with Eye goggles or eye shields during bike riding, sports activities
Regular Comprehensive eye check-up every quarter is a must as prevention. It is necessary to get dilation of the eyes timely. Retinal detachment is a medical emergency and it can cause permanent blindness, so if any symptoms occur, visit your ophthalmologist on an earlier basis before any permanent damage to the eyes or loss of vision.
What do retinal detachment flashes look like?
Retinal detachment flashes are also known as “Photopsis”. A person with retinal detachment notices the different shapes in front of them. These flashes could be
- Black spots
- Foggy clouds
- Spider-like structure
- Threadlike structure
- Blurred and Peripheral vision
- Curtain like shadows
- Squiggly lines
I have been a patient of Dr. Deependra Singh. He is one of the best doctors who has helped me with my retinal complications. I am so grateful to him for saving my vision. I would highly recommend the doctor and Eye Q Hospital for providing the best services.
My experience with Eye Q Hospital was quite satisfying. I was detected with a detached retina. My surgery went well, with timely follow-ups and care. My eyesight and vision improved gradually. I can’t thank enough for the doctor and staff for correcting my detached retina.
I was treated by Dr. Awaneesh for macular degeneration. I was dealing with vision loss and was diagnosed with macular degeneration. I was really upset and worried but Dr. Awaneesh made me comfortable and assured me about the treatment. My vision became better with the provided treatment. I am so pleased with the overall result.
My mother is a diabetic patient and due to this, she developed diabetic retinopathy. She underwent laser for the same and her concerns about the blurred vision have been addressed. The procedure facilitated incredible healing. We were impressed by the entire team for being so professional and caring.