Not surprisingly, most people are particularly anxious whenever something goes wrong with their eyes. Here at The Retina Group of Washington, we’re not just specialists, but we’re sub-specialists, taking what your regular eye doctor does to a higher level with a concentration on one very key part of your eye. Our practice is based on both medical and surgical care of diseases, disorders, and injuries that affect your retinas. Our 22191 retina care is for both adults and children, with state-of-the-art equipment and advanced techniques forming the basis of treatment that you can be confident in.
Your retina is at the back of your eye. The job it has is to accept light directed from your cornea, which as the front of your eye, and translate that light into an image. While the overall function is more complicated, that sums up the basics. Some of the most common issues that can befall your retina are eye diseases like macular degeneration. The macula is the small part at the center of the retina. With age, it can degrade, and your central vision along with it. Diabetic retinopathy, a side-effect of type 1 and type 2 diabetes may lead to vision loss, along with possible hemorrhaging of your retinal blood vessels. Torn and detached retinas pose a significant danger to your vision and eye wellness, and surgery must be performed as part of our 22191 retina care in order to remedy them. There are various other diseases and conditions of the retina, and sometimes your retinas are impacted by problems that begin elsewhere, such as glaucoma or cataracts.
With decades of experience behind us, our 22191 retina care is something you can count on. Don’t trust your eyes to just any ophthalmologist. When it comes your retinas, depend on us as your specialty practice. Reach out to our office to book an appointment.