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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Maculopathy

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Can heating fuel cause a maculopathy?

Can heating fuel cause a maculopathy?

No: Heating fuel should not cause a maculopathy but i would avoid getting it in your eyes or ingesting it. ...Read more

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Does amd maculopathy has a cure?

Does amd maculopathy has a cure?

Depends: Amd maculopahty from wet--leakage, or bleeding can be treated with intravitreal injections of medication. Maculopathy from death of the phtoreceptors (rod and cones) cannot be reversed. ...Read more

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Can anyone heal from solar maculopathy ?

Can anyone heal from solar maculopathy ?

Not really: In solar maculopathy, focused sunlight has destroyed some light receptive cells in a discrete area - in this case in the central vision area. These cells, if destroyed, do not reproduce and will be lost permanently. Hopefully it is in one eye only and there will then be compensation. But proper testing will detect the missing vision spot. ...Read more

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What is maculopathy dystrophy and treatment?

Macular dystrophy: Macular stromal dystrophy = inherited condition in cornea that has multiple diffuse corneal deposits with intervening haze, leading to decreases vision. ...Read more

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What is toxic maculopathy?

What is toxic maculopathy?

Toxic maculopathy: Toxic maculopathy is damage to the central portion of your vision (macula is center portion of the retina which is responsible for central vision) due to a chemical/ medication/ other substance. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for maculopathy?

Is there an effective treatment for maculopathy?

Maculopathy Tx: Maculopathy is a non-specific term for a disease affecting the central portion of the retina/vision. Treatment would depend on the cause of the problem which could be many different issues. ...Read more

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What are the complications of diabetic maculopathy?

What are the complications of diabetic maculopathy?

Vision Loss: Diabetic retinopathy is due to years of diabetes, often less than optimally controlled, which results in damage to retina blood vessels. Maculopathy is due to abnormal leaky blood vessels which waterlog the retina and impair visual function. Treatment options include laser, vitrectomy, and anti vegf injections into the eye. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about healing from solar maculopathy ?

Can you tell me about healing from solar maculopathy ?

Depends: This is a condition in which the natural focusing power of the eye burns a hole in the macula. The phtoreceptors that are burnt are permanently lost although the edema next to the burn may recover. ...Read more

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Any medicine available for anhurism(maculopathy) and floaters?

Any medicine available for anhurism(maculopathy) and floaters?

Depends and No: Depends upon the exact type of maculopathy, ie. What is the diagnosis? "maculopathy" is a broad term. There is no medicine for floaters, but an operation might be helpful. ...Read more