A surgical procedure called vitrectomy offers hope for visual improvement.
A detached retina must be reattached to try to prevent loss of vision.
Retinal tears can occur for a number of reasons including shrinkage of the vitreous body which pulls on the retina.
If you are having new onset floaters or flashes, or a significant increase or change of these symptoms, you should be examined by a retina specialist as soon as possible.
The effect of diabetes on the retina is called diabetic retinopathy.
A retinal arterial occlusion is essentially a stroke that involves an artery supplying blood to your retina instead of your brain.
The strategy of treatment is different from person to person as not all people benefit from all treatments. Your retinal specialist at Retina Associates of St. Louis, Inc. will determine a treatment plan specific to your condition.
Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in older American adults. Dramatic progress has been made in the effort to treat macular degeneration related vision loss.