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what causes retina disease

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Lots: Allergies and inflammation from dry eye syndrome are most common. Uveitis, autoimmune inflammation can also do it. Some tumors of the top layers and ... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Retinitis Pigmentosa: The only one i can think of right off is retinitis pigmentosa, and inherited degenerative disorder of the retina. There are probably other retinal di ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
No: Except exacerbate dry eyes. Use artificial tear drops.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Changes inside of your eye can worsen a floater. Changes with your floater should prompt a visit with your eye doctor for a dilated exam as this may ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Time to see doc: Go see your doctor for a good eye exam. This is important
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Talakkottur
60 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Glaucoma and macular degeneration.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Adenovirus: Almost all pink eye (conjunctivitis) in adults is due to a virus of the adenovirus family.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
26 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Hereditary myopia: There may be several causes of myopia one of those being hereditary. Lack of outdoor activities and close activities have been associated with more li ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
It can: There are many forms of eye disease related to diabetes. Some affect the vision immediately while others do not. However, if left unchecked, all forms ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Morris
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually genetic: Such conditions as retinitis pigmentosa, leber's hereditary optic rophy, tay-sachs disease, albinism, and others. We do not yet have answers to thes ... Read More
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