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Are there surgeries to repair eye injury in the fovea centralis?

Are there surgeries to repair eye injury in the fovea centralis?

Maybe: The fovea is the most sensitive part of the eye, responsible for sharp detail vision. Macular translocation surgery moves the fovea to another part of the eye in cases of certain macular diseases, but the success rate is mixed, and the surgery is risky. Discuss all options with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Dr. William Mathers
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Eye Injury (Definition)

An eye injury is a condition in which a person has some trauma to one or both eyes. Injuries include bruises around the eye, bleeding behind the cornea, dislocation of the lens, rupture of the ...Read more


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Are there any surgeries to repair eye injury in the fovea centralis?

Are there any surgeries to repair eye injury in the fovea centralis?

Possibly: The fovea is the most delicate part of the eye. 90% of all vision fibers connect to this tiny area. There are new amazing surgeries to repair conditions like macular holes that once led to blindness, & treatments for wet macular degeneration that would affect the fovea. However, mechanical injury, solar, laser, or welding burns to the fovea would probably be beyond repair w/ current technology. ...Read more

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How does the eye direct light onto the fovea centralis?

How does the eye direct light onto the fovea centralis?

Cornea and Lens: Both these structures bend the light so that it focuses the light ideally on the fovea. Glasses are used to help get the light perfectly focused on the fovea if the cornea and lens don't naturally. ...Read more

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Is fovea centralis one of the important parts of the eye?

Is fovea centralis one of the important parts of the eye?

Fovea: The macula is small central portion of the retina. The center of the macula is the fovea centralis, an area where all of the photoreceptors are cones; there are no rods in the fovea. The fovea is the point of sharpest, most acute visual acuity. This is where we are able to perceive color. Certain conditions can affect the macula and, in turn, one’s central vision. Macular degeneration is one. ...Read more

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Can I have lasik surgery to fix vision problems caused by an eye injury?

Can I have lasik surgery to fix vision problems caused by an eye injury?

Probably not but....: Your should consult a lasik surgeon to see if you are a candidate. Generally speaking, if your vision is not correctable with glasses, you probably will not be a lasik candidate. ...Read more

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How do you get a astigmatism if you never had a eye injury or surgery. What else can cause it?

How do you get a astigmatism if you never had a eye injury or surgery.  What else can cause it?

just happens in som: Three children out of ten between ages of 5 to 17 have astigmatism it is an optical defect in which vision is blurred due to inability of the optics of eye to focus on object to sharp image on cornea it can be due to irregular or toric curvature of the cornea or lens. ...Read more

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Please help docs! is lasik surgery possible after eye injury?

Please help docs! is lasik surgery possible after eye injury?

Depends: Is the injury on the eye surface? Did the injury lower the vision internally by damage to the lens, retina or some other internal part? Lasik can only reproduce the best vision possible with glasses or contacts but cannot compensate for internal injury. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have lasik eye surgery to correct vision problems caused by an eye injury?

Is it possible to have lasik eye surgery to correct vision problems caused by an eye injury?

No: Most likely the eye injury will have damaged the eye enough that just doing lasik will not correct the vision enough, or sometimes the eye injury causes other problems that contraindicate getting lasik done. The best way to know if a good candidate for lasik is to have a preop eval. ...Read more

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Dr. Al Hegab
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


Dr. Scott Goldstein
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Eye Trauma (Definition)

Eye trauma is a condition in which there is a physical or chemical injury to the eye. The injury may range from minor to very severe ...Read more