What is Vitreoretinal Surgery ?
Retina is light sensitive film in the back of the eye. The image is formed here and transmitted to the brain by the optic nerve. Diseases of retina can affect any age. Premature infants can be affected by disease called – ROP (Retinopathy of pre-maturity). Heredity and age related degenerations can affect the retina. Other diseases related to can be macular degeneration, retinal detachment, macular holes, and diabetic retinopathy.
The vitreous is the clear gel that fills back of the eye. The Vitreous gel can become opaque due to blood – a condition called ‘Vitreous hemorrhage’. This condition can occur in diabetics following injury and in other conditions.
Vitreoretinal (retina) specialists are ophthalmologists specializing in treatment of all retina diseases . Stitchless Vitreo-Retinal Surgery has many advantages over traditional vitreo-retinal surgery
The treatments available are Medical managements such as Laser Photocoagulation , intravitreal injections and Surgical managements such as Complex Vitreoretinal Surgery. Advanced Centre for eyes is one of the busiest Vitreoretinal centres in the Ludhiana.
The retina can detach from the backportion of the eye – a condition called ‘Retinal Detachment’.