Retinal holes or tears are weak areas in the retina that may lead to retinal detachment, which can cause severe visual impairment. In most cases, retinal holes or tears are incidentally found in patients during a detailed fundus examination by an eye specialist. Most patients don’t have any visual symptoms of these holes or tears, but early treatment can save the eye from potentially blinding retinal detachment.
A retinal tear is a serious medical condition that requires prompt diagnosis and treatment. The best doctor for retinal tears is an ophthalmologist with specialized training and expertise in diagnosing and treating diseases and conditions affecting the retina and vitreous.
The following are some of the diagnostic tests that may be used to diagnose a retinal tear:
Dilated Eye Exam: During a dilated eye exam, your eye doctor will use special eye drops to widen your pupils, allowing more light to enter your eye. This makes it easier for your doctor to examine the retina and other structures at the back of your eye. By using a special lens and a bright light, your doctor can carefully examine your retina for any signs of damage, such as a tear.
If you suspect you have a retinal tear or are experiencing any symptoms, such as the sudden onset of flashes or floaters, loss of vision, or a shadow in your peripheral vision, seek medical attention immediately.
The treatment of retinal tearing depends on various factors, including the length of the torn portion of the retina. A doctor may suggest any retinal tear surgery below based on the complexities involved.
Retina Surgeon (CEO)
“Early diagnosis and treatment of retinal holes and tears can save your vision from progressing to retinal detachment which is a sight threatening complication.”
A retinal tear is a serious eye condition that can cause several complications, potentially leading to permanent vision loss.Retinal Detachment
One of the most significant complications of a retinal tear is retinal detachment. When the retina detaches, it pulls away from the back of the eye, disrupting its normal functioning and causing significant vision loss.Vitreous Haemorrhage
A retinal tear can also cause bleeding into the vitreous gel that fills the eye, leading to vitreous haemorrhage. This can cause blurry vision or even complete vision loss. Our eye care has state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and experienced ophthalmologists who can identify the condition and provide appropriate treatment.
Maintaining good eye health and seeking prompt medical attention for eye problems can help prevent retinal tears and other serious eye conditions.
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