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What causes a macula pucker?

As the vitreous begins to pull away from the retina, scar tissue may develop on the macula. The scar tissue may warp and contract, causing the retina to wrinkle or bulge. 

Can diabetic retinopathy be treated?

Yes. Many of the problems caused by diabetic retinopathy such as swelling of the retina, bleeding in vitreous and scar tissue can be treated with modern techniques such as injections, laser or surgery. The earlier problems are found the easier they are to treat before vision loss becomes irreversible. Early and periodic dilated eye exams…

How can vitreo-retinal problems be treated?

Problems with the retina and vitreous including retinal tear, retinal detachment, severe intraocular infection, eye disease and trauma can lead to vision loss and even blindness. Surgery, lasers and injections can correct problems before vision is lost or prevent further deterioration from occurring.

What are floaters?

Floaters, floaters and more floaters ... Floaters (big or little) are black specks that drift up and down or side to side in our line of sight. What a nuisance!! Floaters are generally no cause for concern, but here goes with the technical stuff. The cavity of your eye is filled with a jelly-like substance called…