Helpful guidelines

What is vitreo retinal services?

What is vitreo retinal services?

Vitreoretinal surgery refers to any operation to treat eye problems involving the retina, macula, and vitreous fluid. These include retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, and complications related to diabetic retinopathy.

What is vitreo retinal tuft?

A tuft on the retina is a small elevation where the bag of gel that fills the eye is pulling on a focal part of the retina. However there is no tear in the retina.

How is vitreo retinal surgery done?

A Vitrectomy is an operation which involves making three small incisions, about 1mm in length in the white of the eye, to enable fine instruments to enter the eye. Some or all of the vitreous gel (clear, jelly-like material) inside the eye is then removed and replaced with a salty fluid (saline).

What is neurosensory retina?

THE NEUROSENSORY RETINA. The neurosensory retina, or inner layer, consists of three layers of nuclei (ganglion cell, inner and outer nuclear cell layers) and three layers of fibres (nerve fibre, inner and outer plexiform layers). The neurosensory retina is transparent and is thinnest at the fovea.

What causes a retinal tuft?

These tufts do not require prophylactic treatment, but do require careful monitoring. Acquired (senile, degenerative) retinoschisis occurs when the cysts of typical peripheral cystoid degeneration or reticular peripheral cystoid degeneration coalesce, with resultant lamellar splitting of the retina.

What is white without pressure?

White without pressure (WWP) describes a finding that your retina doctor may see when examining the peripheral retina. WWP is found in 15-30 percent of the population and is characterized by a discrete whitish-gray area in the far peripheral retina that is bordered by a dark line.

Who is the best retinal surgeon in UK?

Mahi Muqit – Ophthalmologist London. Mr Mahi Muqit PhD FRCOphth is an expert eye doctor and eye surgeon, retina specialist, and leading retinal surgeon in London.

How many layers are there in neurosensory retina?

The retina is a layered structure with ten distinct layers of neurons interconnected by synapses.

What is the lifetime risk of a retinal detachment?

Lifetime risk of retinal detachment is about 0.1% and is higher in patients who are older, have high myopia (nearsightedness greater than –6.0 diopters), have a history of ocular trauma or prior eye surgery, or a family history of retinal detachment.