What is Retina?

Retina is a transparent layer of tissue at the back of the eye. Retina is richly supplied with blood vessels and tissue. Light entering into the eye passing the cornea and the pupil finally falls on the Retina. Eventually nerves present in the retina send impulses to brain where the image is analyzed.

What are the parts of Retina?

Retina has the following parts

Macula (central retina) – analyzing fine details, reading and color vision

Peripheral Retina – useful for night vision

What are the symptoms of retinal disease?

  • Sudden or gradual decrease in vision
  • Loss of field of vision
  • Flashes of light
  • Floaters
  • Objects appearing distorted
  • Night blindness

Retina services offered at Sandhya Eye Hospitals include,

  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Retinal wholes
  • Retinal imaging
  • Posterior segment evaluation

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