Retina

Best Retina Specialist in Delhi

The Vitreoretina service deals with the management of diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, ARMD, infections, trauma & various other retinal disorders. Various retinal disorders occur secondary to various systemic illnesses like diabetes, hypertension, and intake of various drugs. Regular retina examination is necessary in those at risk. Sharp Sight has well trained team of retinal surgeons with latest diagnostic tools like FFA, ultrasound B Scan, OCT for best results.

An exclusive retinal examination involves dilation of your pupils, examination by the specialist and diagnostic testing if required. It may take about three hours for the complete examination. Dilation enlarges your pupils to allow the doctor a better view inside your eye. It is important to know that your vision will be blurred and you will be sensitive to light (photophobic) for several hours following this. Many of the procedures (treatments) that may be recommended to treat your condition can be performed by the doctor in the outpatient as well. We also have a well-equipped operation theatre for vitreoretinal surgery.

Retinal detachment is a severe and sight- threating condition which may cause poor or blurred vision. It’s a medical emergency which needs immediate treatment by an experienced Retina specialist only. It is caused when the retina separates itself from its normal position. The patient experiences a sudden loss of vision or blurred vision. Unless the retina reattached immediately through a Retinal Detachment surgery, may even cause permanent loss of eyesight.
Retinal Tear leading to a detachment.
Retinal Tear leading to a detachment.
Retinal Detachment, can occur in any age but more commonly seen in older adults over 50 years, is not a painful condition. If you experience sudden flashes of light or floaters or partial loss of vision, do not delay and get your eyes examined by our best retina doctor in Delhi.

CAUSES AND RISK FACTORS

Some of the common causes and risk factors of Retinal Detachment to watch out for are:

  • Diabetes
  • Family history of retinal detachment
  • Injury/trauma to face/eye
  • Tumors
  • Cataract surgery complications
  • Posterior vitreous detachment.
  • High Myopia

TYPES OF RETINAL DETACHMENT

A very common type of Retinal Detachment is caused due to a tear/hole or any kind of opening in the retina. Some of the causes for this type of Retinal Detachment includes a condition called posterior vitreous detachment, trauma or family history of Retinal Detachment, high myopia.

Fractional Detachment, another common type of Retinal Detachment is commonly seen in people who have diabetes. However, this may also result from retinal surgery performed in the recent past.

DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

The first step to confirm if you have Retinal Detachment is to conduct a comprehensive eye examination along with a detailed retinal evaluation, during which drops are put into both your eyes so as to enlarge your pupils. This helps the ophthalmologist to examine the back of the eye clearly. The effect of these drops usually wear off after a few hours, but your vision will be blurred temporarily preventing you from reading and driving.

If you are diagnosed with a Retinal Detachment, you will be advised to have a Retinal Detachment Surgery as soon as possible to reattach the retina because a delayed surgery reduces the chances of good recovery of vision. A few diagnostic tests will be performed to check the retina and pupil.

THESE MAY INCLUDE:

  • Visual acuity
  • Slit-lamp examination
  • Ultrasound of the eye
  • Intraocular pressure measurement
  • Indirect Ophthalmoscopy
  • Refraction test
  • Retinal photography/Fundus Photography

Retina TREATMENT

Retinal Detachment needs a surgical intervention. It could be performed immediately or shortly depending on the symptoms, your eye health, and your general health. At Sharp Sight’s retina center, we have some of the finest and best retina specialist in Delhi NCR who excel in retinal detachment surgery in India. We offer the most advanced treatment for weak retina eye care through the latest machines and equipment’s and our treatment of Retinal Detachment Surgery in Delhi NCR is very cost-effective. We offer the latest modality of treatments for sealing tears and holes, such as lasers, Cryotherapy or a special freezing treatment, Pneumatic Retinopexy (injecting gas bubble), Scleral Buckle, etc. And, to treat the largest tears and detachments, Vitrectomy is performed. This is a time-consuming surgery and it often takes 2-3 hours.

The final outcome of your Retinal Detachment surgery will depend on a couple of factors like how bad is the detachment, type of retinal detachment, your general health, etc. If you have been diagnosed with Retinal Hole and Detachment, consult us at Sharp Sight (Group of Eye Hospitals), the best eye hospital in India for retina. We have a team of best Retina doctors in Delhi, best Vitreo Retinal surgeons in India and a track record of happy post-surgical patients.

Diabetes and eye diseases go hand in hand. As a matter of fact, one of the major concerns of a diabetic patient is that they might end up losing their eyesight if their sugar levels are not kept under control. A question that keeps haunting them like a nightmare is: How can diabetes, a disease of the pancreas, have such a dire effect on your vision?

This can be simply explained by the occurrence of diabetes in our bloodstream. When we eat food, it gives us glucose which when broken by the natural insulin of our body releases small cells of energy. In a diabetic patient, this natural insulin mechanism fails and thus causes an elevation in the levels of sugar in our body.

You may have heard that diabetes is a root cause of various eye ailments and it even cause complete blindness. Unfortunately, it’s not a myth! In fact, diabetes or high blood sugar level can cause a number of eye problems; a few of which are sight-threatening and calls for medical emergency. Diabetes may cause frequent changes in vision, blurred and double vision, development of cataract, tears and holes in the retina, etc. Another severe eye complication that is caused due to diabetes is ‘Glaucoma’ or ‘kala motia’. If not diagnosed or treated on time, Glaucoma may cause irreversible loss of vision at a later stage.

At Sharp Sight (Group of Eye Hospitals), we not only provide excellent medical facility and advanced technology to deal with diabetic eye diseases, but also help to restore your vision to a larger extent, if not fully. We are among very few NABH accredited and CGHS approved Retna eye hospitals in Delhi NCR, known for the Diabetic Retinopathy treatments. If you have diabetes or a family history of diabetes, do not ignore and get your eyes examined thoroughly on regular basis.

To seek an appointment for a comprehensive eye examination or for the treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy, visit the nearest center of Sharp Sight (Group of Eye Hospitals), spread across Delhi NCR. Our state-of-the-art diagnostic centers will enable you to manage and prevent diabetic eye diseases, like Glaucoma and Diabetic Retinopathy at an early stage.

WHY CHOOSE DIABETIC RETINOPATHY AT SHARP SIGHT?

Treatment of diabetic retinopathy largely depends on your type of diabetes and the extent of damage it has caused to your eyes.

At Sharp Sight Group of Eye Hospitals, we offer the best diabetic retinopathy treatment in India. Our wide range of services includes retina care with retinal detachment treatment and diabetic retinopathy management, based on laser and other surgical procedures at an affordable cost in Delhi-NCR. Our experienced diabetic retinopathy specialists conduct a comprehensive eye examination to detect and access the severity of diabetic retinopathy through extensive tests like Fundus Fluorescein Angiography (FFA) and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), etc. The treatment is based on factors like stage of the disease, age of the patient and recommendations of the retina specialist.

With the best retina specialists in Delhi and advanced technology, Sharp Sight ranks amongst the top eye hospitals for diabetic retinopathy treatment in India.

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