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Retina and Uve Services
Retina and Uvea Services
Taking care of all your retina related
eye conditions for healthy vision

Most folks go through life without ever experiencing the problems instigated by retina related diseases but conditions like Diabetic Retinopathy, uveitis etc. can cause permanent blindness if not treated at the right time. Spectra Eye hospital has a team of doctors with an unmatched experience to offer the most complex retina surgeries in a safe way.

Retina and Uvea

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Uveitis

Although Uveitis is generally an isolated illness, myriad conditions can be related with it, including syndromes with major involvement of other body portions, as well as syndromes restrained to the eye. In anterior Uveitis, no related condition or syndrome is found in almost one-half of cases. However, anterior Uveitis is often one of the diseases associated with HLA-B27. Presence this kind of HLA allele has a relative risk of evolving this ailment by almost 15%. The most common form of uvea is acute anterior Uveitis (AAU). It is most commonly related with HLA-B27 which has imperative features: HLA-B27 AAU can be associated with ocular inflammation alone or in link with systemic disease. HLA-B27 AAU has typical clinical features including male preponderance, unilateral alternating acute commencement, a non-granulomatous appearance and frequent reappearances while HLA-B27 negative AAU has an equivalent male to female onset, bilateral chronic course and more recurrent granulomatous appearance.

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Diabetic Retinopathy

It is triggered by complications of diabetes, which can ultimately result in blindness. It is an ocular manifestation of diabetes, a systemic ailment, which affects up to 80 percent of all patients who have had diabetes for 10 years or more. In spite of these intimidating statistics, research specifies that at least 90% of these new cases could be reduced if there was appropriate and watchful treatment and checking of the eyes. The longer an individual has diabetes, the greater his or her probabilities of developing diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy often has no initial warning signs. Even macular edema, which might cause vision loss more quickly, might not have any warning signs for some time. At large, however, an individual with macular edema is likely to have blurry vision, making it tough to do things like read or drive. In some circumstances, the vision will get better or worse during the day.

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Age Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration starts with characteristic yellow deposits (drusen) in the macula, between the retinal pigment epithelium and the underlying choroid. Maximum individuals with these initial changes (referred to as age-related maculopathy) have good vision. Individuals with drusen can go on to develop advanced AMD. The hazard is higher when the drusen are big and several and associated with disruption in the pigmented cell layer underneath the macula. Big and soft drusen are related to higher cholesterol deposits and might respond to cholesterol-lowering agents. Age-related macular degeneration is a medical ailment which typically affects older adults and leads to a loss of vision in the center of the visual field (the macula) owing to impairment to the retina. It befalls in "dry" and "wet" forms. It is a chief cause of blindness and visual damage in older adults. Macular degeneration can make it challenging or impossible to read or identify faces, although adequate peripheral vision remains to permit other activities of everyday life.

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Retinal detachment

Retinal detachment is an ailment of the eye in which the retina crusts away from its underlying layer of support tissue. Initial detachment might be localized, but without speedy treatment, the whole retina might detach, resulting in vision loss and blindness. It is a medical emergency. A retinal detachment is commonly heralded by a posterior vitreous detachment which gives rise to these symptoms: Flashes of light , a sudden dramatic upsurge in the number of floaters, a loop of floaters or hairs just to the temporal side of the central vision, a minor feeling of heaviness in the eye.

Although maximum posterior vitreous detachments do not progress to retinal detachments, those that do give the following symptoms: A dense shadow that begins in the peripheral vision and gradually progresses towards the central vision, the impression that a veil or drape was drawn over the field of vision, Straight lines (scale, edge of the wall, road, etc.) that abruptly appear curled (positive Amsler grid test) and central visual loss

Complete Diagnostic Solution
to ensure you do not fall prey to blindness

Conditions related to the retina are hard to diagnose. At Spectra Eye Hospital, we have a team of specialists who have an experience of over 10000 surgeries treating all kinds of retina related eye conditions. Our technology and wide range of treatment options available helps us provide accessible care to every patient.

Treatment options

Depending upon the diagnosis and severity of disease, following treatment options are used:-

  • Retinal lasers:- Green laser
  • Intravitreal or periocular injections
  • Vitreo-retinal surgery
  • Medical treatment of uveitis

Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment in Delhi

Diabetic Retinopathy is one of the most common eye conditions experienced by diabetic patients. As diabetes is increasing, it is important that one must be aware of such eye conditions and get treated at the right time. To know more about diabetic retinopathy treatment, get in touch with our specialist today.

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FAQ

Symptoms include a sudden or gradual increase in either the number of floaters, which are little “cobwebs” or specks that float about in your field of vision, light flashes in the eye and sudden loss of vision. Another symptom is the appearance of a curtain over the field of vision
A retinal detachment is a medical emergency. Anyone experiencing the symptoms of a retinal detachment should see an eye care professional immediately
People with diabetes can have an eye disease called diabetic retinopathy. This is when high blood sugar levels cause damage to blood vessels in the retina. These blood vessels can swell and leak. Or they can close, stopping blood from passing through. Sometimes abnormal new blood vessels grow on the retina. All of these changes can steal your vision.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a problem with your retina. It happens when a part of the retina called the macula is damaged. With AMD you lose your central vision. You cannot see fine details, whether you are looking at something close or far. But your peripheral (side) vision will still be normal. For instance, imagine you are looking at a clock with hands. With AMD, you might see the clock’s numbers but not the hands.