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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Maculopathy

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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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What is maculopathy dystrophy and treatment?

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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Can heating fuel cause a maculopathy?

Can heating fuel cause a maculopathy?

Not likely: Heating fuels can release toxic fumes in the air which can affect the throat and lungs. The surface of the eyes might get irritated but the interior will not get exposed so maculopathy should not occur. ...Read more

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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 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 maculopathy and macular dystrophy?

What are maculopathy and macular dystrophy?

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 more

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What is maculopathy and macular dystrophy?

What is maculopathy  and  macular dystrophy?

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 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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Please let me know if there is any effective treatment for maculopathy?

Please let me know if there is any effective treatment for maculopathy?

Need more info: Maculopathy is a general term for a disease involving the macula of the eye. There are many types of maculopathy. Tell us which one and we can provide some advise. ...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

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Could you tell me what is toxic maculopathy of the retina?

Could you tell me what is toxic maculopathy of the retina?

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

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is maculopathy dystrophy and is there any treatment?

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

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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?

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?

Probably not related: I have found that petroleum products are not severely toxic to the eye. Any damage would be superficial, and there should be no retinal or optic nerve damage. There may be a maculopathy, but probably not from the fuel. ...Read more

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Are there any medicine available for anhurism(maculopathy) and floaters of eye in Ayurveda / homeo ?

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 more

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