What are Retina Dieseases?
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
- Retinal Detachment
- River Blindness/Onchocerciasis
- Retinitis Pigmentosa