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Does Central Serous Retinopathy Cause Blindness?

There are many diseases and conditions of the eye that doctors are still unsure how they originate. Genetics, family history, use of certain medications, age…

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September 18, 2022

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What Does Vitreoretinal Mean?

While one of the smallest organs in the body, the eyes are the second most complex organ in the body, after the brain. The eyes…

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September 4, 2022

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How Serious Is a Detached Retina?

Retinal detachment is the separation of the retina from its normal position at the back of the eye. The retina cannot function properly when out…

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August 18, 2022

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Can High Blood Pressure Cause Macular Edema?

The macula is the area of the retina located at the back of the eye that is responsible for central vision. At only 5mm, the…

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August 4, 2022

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How is Geographic Atrophy Diagnosed?

Geographic atrophy is an advanced form of age-related macular degeneration. More than 5 million people worldwide have been diagnosed with geographic atrophy with 1 in…

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July 18, 2022

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Anatomy of Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration, commonly referred to as AMD, is the leading cause of vision loss in people over the age of 60 in the United…

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July 4, 2022

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What Does a Person with Diabetic Retinopathy See?

Diabetic retinopathy is an eye disease that affects the retina in those with diabetes, including gestational diabetes as well as type 1 and type 2…

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June 18, 2022

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How Is a Detached Retina Fixed?

Retinal detachment happens when the retina, the light sensitive-layer of tissue at the back of the eye, is pulled away from its normal position. Symptoms…

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June 4, 2022

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How is Diabetic Retinopathy Diagnosed?

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that affects the blood vessels in the retina, the light-sensitive layer of tissue in the back of the eye. It occurs when too much blood sugar damages the…

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May 18, 2022

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What Does a Person with Geographic Atrophy See?

Geographic Atrophy is an advanced form of dry age-related macular degeneration where cells in regions of the retina waste away and die, slowly causing vision…

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May 4, 2022