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Dr. Bruce Saran
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Retinal Disorders (Overview)

Retinal disorders are a group of disorders that affect the retina, the light sensing organ in the back of the eyes. Retinal disorders lead to decreased vision and blindness.


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What causes retinal disorders?

What causes retinal disorders?

Many things!!!: The most common retinal diseases are macular degeneration (older patients), tears and detachments (extreme nearsightedness) and macular holes and epiretinal membranes. The range of retinal disease is very broad. ...Read more

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Dr. Bruce Saran
99 doctors shared insights

Retinal Disorders (Overview)

Retinal disorders are a group of disorders that affect the retina, the light sensing organ in the back of the eyes. Retinal disorders lead to decreased vision and blindness.


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What are the symptoms of a retinal disorder?

What are the symptoms of a retinal disorder?

Many: A retinal disorder is a fixed visual problem no matter where you look or what refractive correction is done (see a decrease or distortion in vision), wavy, scotoma, and flashes of light if there is retinal traction. ...Read more

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Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Checklist)

See a psychiatrist
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Engage in cognitive behavioral therapy
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Make sure OCD is not a possible side effects of your medications
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I had laser photocoagulation about two weeks ago to get rid of retinal tears/was that necessary?

I had laser photocoagulation about two weeks ago to get rid of retinal tears/was that necessary?

Absolutely: To prevent the tear becoming a retinal detachment. Detachments require full surgery, and that is much more serious than simpl laser. ...Read more

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What causes retinal disorders?

Many things!!!: The most common retinal diseases are macular degeneration (older patients), tears and detachments (extreme nearsightedness) and macular holes and epiretinal membranes. The range of retinal disease is very broad. ...Read more

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What are some common retinal disorders?

Many: Diabetic retinopathy, retinal tears or detachments, Age-related macular degeneration, retinopathy of prematurity in infants, various macular, vascular, infectious disorders/diseases, etc. Any symptoms? ...Read more

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Can problems with your vision and retinal disorders cause depression?

Yes: Yes, visual problems are linked to depression particularly if they are chronic. However depression is common and should be evaluated by a doctor on its own merits. ...Read more

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Living with Borderline Personality Disorder (Checklist)

Maintain cognitive therapy for supportive feedback
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Exercise to reduce stress and increase endorphins
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Avoid alcohol to reduce anxiety and depression
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What is a retinal disorder?

What is a retinal disorder?

Affects the retina: Inner layer of the eyeball that detects and processes light. Like wallpaper inside a room, it's akin to the film of a camera. ...Read more

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Retina (Definition)

That lines the inner eyeball that turns light into chemical/electrical signals interpreted by brain which we ...Read more