|OCT - OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY |
This revolutionary test allows doctors an opportunity to better understand and view disease progression of the macula, the retina and the optic nerve long before actual vision loss takes place. Routine analysis of the retina utilizes manual and photographic views of the top layers or simply its surface. OCT tomography provides a more detailed look at the retina with a three-dimensional side-view or optical cross-section.
This procedure provides a more precise analysis of the i...Read More
|What is a Macular Hole? |
What is a Macular Hole?
A macular hole is a small break in the macula located in the center of the eye s light-sensitive tissue called the retina. The macula provides the sharp central vision we need for reading driving and seeing fine detail.
A macular hole can cause blurred and distorted central vision. Macular holes are related to aging and usually occur in people over age 60.
IS A MACULAR HOLE THE SAME AS AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION?
No. Macular holes and age-rel...Read More