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Retinal Conditions

Retinitis pigmentosa is an umbrella of rare and inherited conditions, which usually begin in adolescence and lead to a gradual decline in vision loss.

When the small veins leading to the retina harden or get blocked, a condition known as retinal vein occlusion can occur causing vision loss.

A retinal tear can occur when the vitreous gel detaches from the retina, which can result in blurry vision and in some cases, severe vision loss.

Optic neuritis is the medical term for inflammation of the optic nerve, the area of the eye that transmits visual data from the eye to the brain.

Ischemic optic neuropathy is often referred to as a stroke of the optic nerve, which can lead to significant vision loss and in some cases, blindness.

Intraocular tumors are abnormalities found inside the eye that develop when cell growth and death become unbalanced. They can be malignant or benign.

Diabetic retinopathy causes damage to the blood vessels in the retina in diabetic patients, and if not controlled, can lead to serious vision loss.

Macular degeneration is a retinal disease that can cause central vision loss. Dr. Kaushal is a known authority on AMD and offers advanced diagnostics.