What are Retina Dieseases?

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To examine the retina, an ophthalmologist will dilate your eyes during a comprehensive examination. To dilate, or widen, the eyes, drops are placed in them. A retina specialist then uses a special magnifying lenses to exam your retina. The dilation will reverse after several hours.

Diseases and conditions of the retina

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Macular Hole/Pucker
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinal Detachment
  • River Blindness/Onchocerciasis
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa

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