Reduced eyesight and blindness are common symptoms of retinal detachment. It is one of the most common eye diseases nowadays, impacting the middle and senior populations the most. Retinal detachment needs to be treated as soon as possible as the severity is high in this case. Lattice degeneration, Myopia, and growing age are the main risk factors for retinal detachment. A mix of risk factors and bad luck contribute to the development of a retinal detachment. Although there is no particular solution to decrease the risk of retinal detachment, everyone should be aware of the signs of the condition. When a patient has a retinal detachment, the sooner they can be seen, the better their Retinal detachment treatment would be.
The most common symptoms experienced by the majority of patients are flashes of light which are also called photopsia, a dark patch that is covering a portion of the visual, sudden appearance of floaters, etc. The best thing about Retinal detachment surgery is that it is almost painless in almost every case due to the advanced technology of Retina laser surgery.
The retina is a thin layer covering the internal layer of the eye and consists of neurons, support cells, and photoreceptors. It is surrounded by choroids. The center part of the retina is called the macula which is rich in photoreceptors, macula is responsible for capturing the vision. The central area where photoreceptors are high in number is very important as it indicates the prophecy of the treatment. The jelly-like substance inside the retina is the vitreous that provides mechanical support to our eyes.
If you live in Delhi or nearby and want to get treated for your retina by the best retina specialist in Delhi then you can consult Dr. Varun Gogia. He has been rewarded with several awards for his service such as Best junior award, RPC, AIIMS, Topped M.D examination, RPC, AIIMS, KVPY Scholar, Anatomy, ICMR, etc. He is one of the top retina specialists in Delhi and you can find him on Iclinix. The Iclinix hospital is also one of the most preferred hospitals by international patients as they provide quality treatment services at an affordable cost.
After the surgery, it is important to take some precautions in order to protect the eye from catching infections from the surrounding environment. Precautions such as covering the eye by wearing an eye patch for a few days, wearing sunglasses, avoiding traveling by air, not lying on back, avoiding driving, not using soap near the eye treated area, and avoiding activities such as trekking or other activities that are performed at a different altitude from the normal, etc. should be strictly followed during the post-surgery period. The recovery period is around 1 to 4 weeks and varies with every patient. One might experience blurry vision after the surgery for a few days but it will get clear eventually. Other symptoms such as itchiness, blurriness, and small change in the shape of an eye could be experienced but will fade away within a few weeks.