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Is Macular Edema Serious?

Macular edema is a swelling or thickening of the eye’s macula, the part of the eye responsible for detailed, central vision. The macula is a…


February 17, 2019

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Four Stages of Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy occurs when there is damage to the small blood vessels that nourish tissue and nerve cells in the retina of the eye;…


February 10, 2019

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Retinal Detachment Causes

Retinal detachment is the separation of the retina from the choroid, a membrane dense with blood vessels that is located between the retina and…


February 3, 2019

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Are You Awake for Retinal Surgery?

The retina is an extremely thin layer of tissue that lines the inside back of the eye and has been compared to the film in…


January 24, 2019

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What are the Symptoms of a Damaged Retina?

The retina is a layer of tissue in the back of your eye that senses light and sends images to your brain, thereby enabling you…


January 17, 2019

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Types of Cataracts

A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye that impairs vision. There are four types of cataract: Nuclear Sclerotic, Cortical, Posterior Subcapsular…


January 10, 2019

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What is Vitreoretinal Surgery?

Vitreoretinal eye surgery refers to a group of advanced, highly delicate procedures that are done deep inside the eye’s interior. Vitreoretinal surgery is performed in…


January 3, 2019

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Can a Macular Pucker Heal on its Own?

A macular pucker is scar tissue that has formed on the eye’s macula, located in the center of the retina—your eye’s light-sensitive tissue. The…


December 26, 2018

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Understanding How Your Eyes Work

Your eye works in a similar way to a camera. When you look at an object, light reflected from the object enters the eyes through…


December 16, 2018

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What Causes Cataracts?

A cataract is a common condition in which a normally clear eye lens becomes cloudy, causing blurry vision similar to looking through a foggy window.


December 9, 2018