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What is retinal pigmentation and is it serious?

What is retinal pigmentation and is it serious?

Inherited eye diseas: Retinitis pigmentosa (rp) is a group of similar-appearing eye diseases that are hereditary in nature and can lead to blindness. There is no known effective treatment at this time. Rp often causes night blindness and reduction of peripheral vision. More advanced disease causes loss of central vision. The genetic defect in some autosomal dominant forms of rp is known. ...Read more

Dr. KENT SMALL
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Retinal Pigmentation (Definition)

Retinal pigmentation is the color a doctor sees when looking at the inside of the eyeball. Pigmentation is due to the retinal pigment epithelium, a layer of the retina that nourishes and cares for the retina. In some eye diseases, there are problems with this pigmented layer of cells. Albinos (persons without color pigment) do ...Read more


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Whats the meaning of retinal pigmentation?

Trauma, infection: The retina responds to trauma, infection and some inherited conditions by the production of pigment. The ophthalmologist can evaluate this and determine the source of the problem frequently by looking at this pigment. You cannot see your own pigment. ...Read more

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What is congenital hypertrophy of retinal pigmentation epithelium?

What is congenital hypertrophy of retinal pigmentation epithelium?

It is: A very darkly pigmented lesion of the retina found during an eye exam. It is similar to a mole or nevus, but has some distinctive differences. Unlike a mole, it cannot become cancerous. It does not affect the vision and should be of no concern to you. ...Read more

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I have congenital hypertrophy of retinal pigmentation epithelium, any suggestions?

I have congenital hypertrophy of retinal pigmentation epithelium, any suggestions?

Depends: It depends on how many chrpe spots you have. If you only have one, observation is fine. If you have 4 or more, there is an increased risk for a type of cancer in the colon and you'll want to get that evaluated regularly. ...Read more

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My grandma was diagnosed with retina cyst in her right eye. What is the best treatment or thing to do?

My grandma was diagnosed with retina cyst in her right eye. What is the best treatment or thing to do?

Dpends: Depends on the cause and the nature of the "cyst." do you mean she has macular edema? I need more information to answer this. ...Read more

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What is best solution for facial skin after long acne treatment with aha acid? Skin is thin, sensitive, lost it's pigmentation and still have spots.,

What is best solution for facial skin after long acne treatment with aha acid? Skin is thin, sensitive, lost it's pigmentation and still have spots.,

Overtreated: The skin sounds like it is overtreated? Stop ahas and use Hydrocortisone cream for few days and see dermatologist to address pigment issues with slow approach to evening skin color.Possible weak retinoids such as retin a, altralin, or differin. ...Read more

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I am using Apple cider vinegar and onions juice 20 minutes on face every day This is best for pigmentation treatment?

I am using Apple cider vinegar  and onions juice 20 minutes on face every day This is best for pigmentation treatment?

Skin pigmentation: Facial skin pigmentation may be caused by many things. There are forms of inflammatory conditions of the skin that may cause this. Sun avoidance & protection is critical to any treatment regimen. Unfortunately, treatment with apple cider vinegar and onions has not been shown to be effective. An examination & evaluation by a medical provider would be helpful in accurate diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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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