Medical specialties make it possible to effect better results, even in the face of disease or ailments that carry with them the possibility of serious consequences. And at The Retina Group of Washington, we’re not just eye specialists, but experts in addressing issues with one key part of your eyes. If you experience an of the symptoms listed below that are related to retinal problems, you should see our 21401 retinal ophthalmologist right away. And if you are either over 40 or have type 1 or type 2 diabetes then a yearly retinal exam is in order regardless of any problems you may or may not be aware of.
Some of the common indications of retinal disease include blurry vision, loss of vision including in the center of your visual field or at the sides, or the appearance of floaters (spots in front of your eyes), it is important that you get attention in a timely manner. That’s because common retinal diseases like age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy do not produce noticeable symptoms until they have reached an advanced stage. This is also why a yearly retinal exam is so essential. It allows our 21401 retinal ophthalmologist to diagnose you before any harm has come to your eyes or you have suffered permanent vision loss. Our office features state-of-the-art diagnostics. We are acknowledged leaders in retinal care, and so you can depend on our 21401 retinal ophthalmologist finding any indications promptly. Unfortunately, these retinal diseases are not necessarily curable, but with the appropriate treatment measures and management techniques, there is every reason to feel confident. It’s entirely possible to slow down vision loss or stop new vision loss, as well as maximizing the vision you do have.
Please contact our office to schedule an appointment. Don’t leave your eye health to chance.