Macular Degeneration

As you get older, did you know that age related macular degeneration (ARMD) can have a significant impact on your vision?    Symptoms of macular degeneration include:   Blurred vision Distorted near vision Blind spots in your central vision Straight lines will appear wavy. The hallmark findings in nonexudative ARMD are drusen, RPE (pigment) changes, and geographicContinue reading “Macular Degeneration”

A Wrinkle on Your Retina

An epiretinal membrane is a thin scar-like tissue that grows over the macula.   Vision is distorted, with straight lines appearing wavy. Treatment of an epiretinal membrane is not always necessary, especially if symptoms are mild.   However, if symptoms are more severe, then a vitrectomy is recommended.  Here, the scar tissue and vitreous are removed andContinue reading “A Wrinkle on Your Retina”