List of Retinal Diseases

Retinal Eye Diseases.pngThere are many types of retinal diseases: some are fairly common and easily treatable and others are quite rare and require complex treatment. Identifying and treating retinal disease in Phoenix is critical to your overall sight and your quality of life. The earlier you receive a diagnosis, the sooner you can begin treatment, bettering your overall prognosis.

Below is a list of some retinal diseases:

  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Degenerative Myopia
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Lattice Degeneration
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Central Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Intraocular Tumors
  • Inherited Retinal Disorders
  • Penetrating Ocular Trauma
  • Pediatric and Neonatal Retinal Disorders
  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Retinal Infection
  • Macular Edema
  • Uveitis
  • Infectious Retinitis
  • Central Serous Retinopathy
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Solar Retinopathy
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa

Several types of retinal diseases and disorders can cause blindness because retina damage is often irreversible.

Symptoms of Retinal Disorders

The symptoms of retinal disorders will vary depending on the type of retinal disease you have but generally you may experience vision problem symptoms of:

  • Sudden vision loss
  • Loss of peripheral vision
  • Light flashes
  • Color perception changes
  • Floaters
  • Eye pain
  • Redness
  • Night blindness
  • Vision loss in a particular vision field
  • Trouble adjusting to light changes
  • Photophobia
  • Nystagmus

If you experience any of these symptoms, particularly after eye surgery or eye injury, call your ophthalmologist right away to schedule an appointment. The Phoenix retina doctors at Associated Retina Consultants can diagnose the root cause of your vision problems and recommend treatment to help save your vision.