Other Retinal/Vitreous Conditions

  • Vitrectomy

    A vitrectomy operation is surgery that removes some or all of the vitreous humour/gel (jelly like substance) from the back of the eye. In some cases the cavity is refilled with fluid.  In a number of vitrectomy operations on air/gas exchange is also performed where gas is... More

  • Macular Hole

    What is the macula? The retina lies along the back of the eye and is responsible for producing an image to send to the brain. The macula is the central part of the retina. The macula is the only part of the retina that is capable of sharp, detailed vision for tasks such as... More

  • Macular Pucker

    A macular pucker is scar tissue that has formed on the eye's macula, located in the center of the eye's light-sensitive tissue called the retina. The macula provides the sharp, central vision we need for reading, driving, and seeing fine detail. A macular pucker can cause... More

  • Retinal Detachment

    What is the retina? What is a retinal detachment? What are the signs and symptoms of a retinal detachment? What are the risk factors for developing a ret More