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About The Retina

About retina

What is retina?

The retina is the network layer that covers the posterior wall of the eyeball like wallpaper and consists of visual cells. At the same time, the retina consists of 10 layers. The retina layer is the most complex and sensitive point of the eye. It allows the light to be transmitted to our brain as an image, and in this way, it is possible for us to see. Problems that occur in the retina are not refractive errors, but eye diseases. Early diagnosis is very important at this point. If you have one or more of the following symptoms in your eyes, you should see a retinal doctor for an examination.

Symptoms of retinal disease

  • Sudden or gradual loss of vision
  • Distorted vision
  • Flashes
  • Eye floaters
  • Curtained vision
  • Temporary, short-term loss of vision
  • Dark areas in the field of vision

What are retinal diseases?

  • Hemorrhages related to diabetes and hypertension
  • Retinal vein occlusions
  • Retinal detachment/tears
  • Yellow spot disease
  • Congenital retinal diseases
  • Fluid retention under the retina, retinal edema
  • Macular holes
  • Vitreoretinal surface disorders
  • Retinal tumors

Negative effects of diabetes and hypertension on the retina

Diabetes and hypertension have negative effects on all the body’s systems and their first and most important negative effect occurs in the eyes. Dilatation of the retinal vessels and permeability impairments occur as a result of these diseases.

Treatment of retinal diseases at Dünyagöz

Early diagnosis, preventive medical treatment, and undelayed accurate surgical intervention are of vital importance in retinal diseases.

The importance of retinal examination at Dünyagöz

Early diagnosis, preventive medical treatment, and undelayed accurate surgical intervention are of vital importance in retinal diseases.

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