Vitreo Retinal Services
“You are nothing without your eyes, take care of them”
What is the Retina?
Retina is the innermost photosensitive layer of the eye. It is connected to the brain via the optic nerve. The eye is like a camera with a lens in front and a film (retina) at the back. The retina is located approximately two centimeters behind your pupil.
Is well equipped with two Alcon constellation and two Accurus Vitrectomy equipments Zeiss and luxer micropse with BIOCON, Alcon Pure Point and Red Diode laser system
The department also conducts a long term fellowship program in the subspecialty and has six post M.S. residents at any given time. This fellowship is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka.
What are the symptoms of retinal disease?
- Flashes of light
- Sudden or gradual decrease in vision
- Night Blindness
- Loss of field of vision
- Objects appearing distorted (Metamorphopsia)
Problems Associated with Retina
There are four main types of disorders which are related to the retina:
Age-Related Macular Degeneration –
The damage of Macula can cause AMD which can lead to permanent vision loss.
Diabetic Retinopathy –
It is one of the most common eye issues associated with people having diabetes. In Diabetic Retinopathy issue, the high blood sugar levels cause damage to the blood vessels of the retina and damage it. In advanced stages, it can lead to blindness.
Retinal Detachment –
It is mainly the detachment of the retina from the layer underneath.If it is not taken care of properly, there is a chance of permanent vision loss.
Retinopathy Of Prematurity (RoP) –
RoP is mainly caused due to the retinal blood vessels develop abnormally and affects prematurely born babies. It can also lead to retinal detachment and blindness.
Solutions / Treatment for Retinal Diseases
The vitreo-retinal department of M M Joshi Eye Institute is one of the oldest in the state catering to the needs of retinal patients since the early 80’s. Headed by Dr. A. S. Guruprasad the first retina specialist in the region it is equipped with all the latest diagnostic and surgical equipment.
Fundus photography, Fluorescein Angiography, ICG Angiography, SD OCT, B-Scan Ultrasonography, UBM, Video Indirect Ophthalmoscopy and VEP for Diagnosis and PASCAL laser and Green Diode Laser for vitreo-retinal treatment are some of the equipment in the MMJoshi Eye Institute department.
MMJoshi Eye Institute Is well equipped with 2 Alcon constellation & 2 Accurus Vitrectomy equipment Zeiss and luxor microscope with BIOCON, Alcon Pure Point and Red Diode laser system.
MMJoshi department also conducts a “Long-Term Fellowship Program” in the subspecialty and has six post for M.S. residents at any given time. This fellowship is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka.
Best Retina Surgeons & Specialists
At MMJoshi Eye Institute, we have some of the best Retina surgeons in Karnataka who are highly experienced and take complete care of you and your loved ones.