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MicroPulse: A vision-preserving laser treatment

Author: Liyo Josef
by Liyo Josef
Posted: Jan 29, 2014

Are you going through that phase when your eyes just do not stop itching and all you want to do is reach up there and scratch it? Or are you noticing small moving spots that appear in your field of vision? If yes, then a good medical care, a healthy lifestyle, and proper treatment can improve your life. The eye is an important delicate organ and eye disorders cannot be neglected at all. Having proper retinal treatments and surgery performed by the proficient doctors and eye specialists, these diseases can be eradicated from the root.

Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) is a form of diabetic retinopathy. It occurs when fluid and protein deposits onto the central macular area, and causes it to thicken and swell. The swelling may distort a central vision of an individual, as the macula is near the center of the retina at the back of the eyeball. For the treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema, the MicroPulse laser therapy is used which is a retina sparing solution. This treatment is painless, requires only anesthetic eye-drops and performed in the office of a doctor or eye clinic as an outpatient procedure.

At a young age, the vitreous is transparent, but as one ages, the gel begins to liquefy and become like water. As this happens, the vitreous can shrink and pull away from the retina, which is called a posterior vitreous detachment. Floaters and flashes are the most common symptoms. Floaters particularly are noticeable when looking at a blank surface or an open monochromatic space, such as blue sky. If you are suffering from any such problems, then you should see an expert physician who can determine the cause of your eye floaters before you try any treatment to minimize them and make it worse. Talk to the physician, if the eye floaters are causing serious vision disturbances about surgical possibilities.

If your eyes are getting red or bloodshot, then it is possible that you may be suffering from Uveitis. It is inflammation of the uvea of the eye. Though there are several types of uveitis, they all have one thing in common and that is invasion of white blood cells from inside the blood vessels of the uvea to outside the blood vessels. Uveitis is an inflammatory condition; therefore you should visit a renowned treatment center urgently and get it controlled.

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