... Hi celpad! I've just seen a retina specialist and an opthamologist. Nothing could be found. Everything was looking fine according to both doctors. ... (4 replies)
... Can you get an appointment with an optometrist at the very least? The one I go to does what's called Optimap. It's a scan of the retina.
You can call your optometrist or check listings to see who does it.
At least you can have the basic testing done...and if you need to see a specialist, he/she can refer you as well. If it's an emergency, then hopefully you'll have... (3 replies)
... Thankyou Marji
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... ed again. This is called choroidal neovascularization or CNV. The way I understand it is when you're extremely nearsighted your eyeball stretches and causes the retina to get very thin and fragile and this is what causes the bleeding. ... (11 replies)
... I would definetly get another opinion. I recently was having problems with my left eye and after seeing a retina specialist, he told me I had a detached retina but it healed itself. He said it's rare to have it heal on it's own so I thank God for that. ... (4 replies)
... se to only see it outside but now I see it indoors as well. My vision seems dim and I'm just convinced I'm going blind. I have seen so many ophthalmologists, two retina specialists, and have had 4 MRI's. Out of all these appointments I was diagnosed with thinning retinas only requiring laser to keep my retina from detaching. ... (4 replies)
... I have wrinkled retina in one eye. My vision seems better I think when I do the eye drops. The wipes stopped the itching. ... (11 replies)
... uding the macula. They said it likely was an autoimmune disease. Photographs were taken months apart to determine if there were any changes. After 3 visits to Retina Specialists none could say what caused it. They said to come back in a year. After all of this all that has been determined is that there are lesions. ... (1 replies)
... nsurance to see eye doc and do not want to spend out of pocket money to be told to use eye drops. I once had retinal laser to close up a tear, but I assume since retina in back of eye, this is not the cause. ... (1 replies)
... I had an eye exam today including photographs of the retina. On zooming in tiny white pimple like dots appeared in the photo on both eyes. The optometrist didn't seem to know what they were but said she had seen them on other peoples scans and they weren't uncommon.
But what are they?? I eat healthily so I doubt its cholesterol deposits but if anyone else has had this or... (0 replies)
... Upthegrove, I had left eye Vitrectomy for detach retina but not completely, right eye lattice degeneration a few years back resulting in to retina tear. Left eye laser, cryo, gas bubble and right eye laser retinopexy. Had to lie on left side when sleeping. ... (3 replies)
... So sorry about your retina. I had retina repair surgery two years ago, and had to keep my head down for two weeks. I know it is hard, but try to do what the dr. ... (3 replies)
... I had surgery in June for a torn retina (not completely detached). I was told by my surgeon to lie right side down. Face down just for a change. But I think it depends on what was actually done. Face down is so hard....I wish you luck & hope you have lots of help at home. (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed with a complete detached retina and have to have surgery on Thursday. ... (3 replies)
... Although I had Vitrectomy recently, I was told by the surgeon I also had a retina tear sometime in the past that healed itself. Unfortunately the latest flare up required urgent surgery. ... (2 replies)
... Hey RT,
i'm sure glad you have an apt. Tell your dr. if you have financial struggles. I'm pretty sure they can help you get some financial help with your eye examines. They will dilate your eyes, but the examine is not too bad. They will be able to help you .
I sure hope and pray everything goes great.
eyemar (5 replies)
... I made an appointment with a retina specialist today. I go next Tuesday, I could of went this week but I have to wait till I get paid. ... (5 replies)
... Yes, definately keep going back for them to check it. Please go to a Retina Specialist. Vitrectious gel was pulling on my retina and messing up my vision. ... (5 replies)
... o days ago I was diagnosed with a thinning retina. The doctor told me that it could detach any day now. If anyone else has had a similar issue how long until the retina finally detached. Was it painful? ... (5 replies)
... You truly are blessed. I had to have surgery to repair my Retina, but it is very good to hear that sometimes the Retina heals itself! Thank God. ... (2 replies)