Retina and Vitreous
Austin, Texas 78731
Are you suffering from Macular Degeneration In Austin Texas?
Age related macular degeneration (abbreviated AMRD or ARD) is a common cause of visual loss in older adults. It is likely you know someone undergoing treatment for this condition that affects the central vision. It can make tasks such as reading, driving or recognizing faces difficult. Click to find out more.
Macular Edema, Austin Texas Retna Specialist
Macular edema has many causes. Diabetes, high blood pressure and macular degeneration are frequent causes. Central vision may be decreased causing difficulty with tasks requiring sharp central vision. Click to find out more.
Macular Hole, Austin Texas
A macular hole is a separation of the tissues of the retina in the central macula. The exact cause is unknown but correction can frequently be accomplished with a surgical procedure. Click to find out more.
Diabetic Retinopathy, Austin Texas
Diabetic retinopathy refers to pathologic changes in the retina caused by diabetes. These changes can range from mild to severe and are usually related to the amount of time from diagnosis of diabetes as well as the level of control of blood sugar. Frequently your primary care physician will ask you to have an eye exam at least once a year if you have a diagnosis of diabetes. Click to find out more.
Retinal Detachment/ Tears, Austin Texas
A retinal tear may lead to a retinal detachment. A detachment is a potentially blinding condition that requires surgery to repair. A tear in the retina is the most common cause of detachment. A tear may be treated with laser prior to progressing to detachment. Click to find out more.
Retinal Vein and Artery Occlusion, Austin Texas?
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Vein and artery occlusions in the retina cause visual decrease by obstructing the blood flow to the retina. Visual loss may be decreased if retina tissue dies from lack of oxygen. Additionally a vein occlusion may cause decreased vision secondary to leakage from obstructed vessels that cause swelling of the retina. Click to find out more.
Flashes and Floaters, Austin Texas
Flashes and Floaters
This common eye condition could indicate that an eye has had a retinal tear, retinal detachment or a hemorrhage in the vitreous space (back part of the eye). A dilated exam is performed to look for the possible causes. Click to find out more.