Category: Retina

Can I Stop the Progression of Macular Degeneration?

Macular degeneration, also called age-related macular degeneration, is a common cause of vision loss in older adults. This eye condition slowly destroys central vision but leaves your peripheral or side vision intact. Although macular degeneration isn’t reversible, treatment can slow its progression. Keep reading to learn more about macular degeneration and whether you can stop… Read More

Are You Aware of These Common Retinal Disorders?

The retina lines the back wall of your eye and is necessary for eyesight. But, it is thin and sensitive, and many conditions can damage it and rob you of your vision. Most retinal disorders share symptoms and warning signs. No matter what is damaging your retina or how it results in impaired eyesight or… Read More

What Does The Retina Do?

Your eyes contain many different parts that work together to create sight. There are the corneas that focus a large part of the light that enters the eyes. The pupils contract and relax to control the amount of light entering the eyes. The lens moves and adjusts inside of the eye to focus the light… Read More

Anatomy Lesson: What Is the Retina?

Understanding the complex systems inside of your eye is not easy. You don’t need to know the exact ins and outs of everything going on in there to stay healthy. However, here at Eyecare Specialists, we believe having a basic understanding of how the eye works can be very helpful in catching symptoms of serious… Read More