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Symptoms Of Maculopathy
I had perfect vision till i got heating fuel in eye.I have been pretty much blind since.Docs say focal maculopathy.So how come no symptoms til fuel?
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
None: This is usually treated in the offices of retinal specialists. ...Read more
Macular definitions: Maculopathy is any disorder of the macular area. The most common, age related macular degeneration is about 5% inherited and the rest age related. The macula can be disordered in diabetic retinopathy, serous retinopathy, macular holes and cysts as well as parasitic infections. Consult your ophthalmologist if you suspect a problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Macula: Macula is the central part of the retina that does the fine focus. Maculopathy is when there is a disease process causing damage to macula. That can be from drugs, diabetes, .... Macular dystrophy can be confusing. Macula is a type of spot. So if it is used in relation to cornea, that is a separate issue. In terms of retina... A disease process that is genetically predestined. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Toxic maculopathy: A small number of drugs are known to cause damage to the retinal tissue resulting in several patterns of toxicity, depending on the drug. Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) is frequently implicated in toxicity since it accumulates in epithelial cells of the retina (RPE cells). Tamoxifen is another drug known to cause a crystalline deposit in the retina. A retina specialist can carry out several tests that can diagnose. ...Read more
Depends upon type: Macular dystrophies are of many different types ranging from congenital dystrophies to specific macular diseases. A retinal exam by a retinal specialist can determine what you have. ...Read more
Was born with congentital syphillis. Treated for it at age 2. I'm under 50, was diagnosed with bilateral maculopathy and low vision. What is this?
7 months ago i got heating fuel in my eye. Since then specialists have told me I have a maculopathy in right eye how can this happen from heating fuel?
Are there any medicine available for anhurism(maculopathy) and floaters of eye in Ayurveda / homeo ?
Floaters: Any new onset of floaters should be checked by an ophthalmologist to rule out retinal problems such as retinal tear / detachment. Floaters are usually physical particles within the vitreous of the eye, and no consumed medication or food will help them to clear, only time alone. I am not sure of the aneurysm maculopathy you refer to (diabetic?). This requires treatment of the underlying condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer