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Retina Information

What is the Retina?
What is the Macula?
I have Diabetes. Can it affect my eyes?
What is a retinal detachment and what are the risk factors?
What are the warning signs of a retinal hole, tear, or detachment?
How is retinal detachment treated?
What is a macular hole?
What is a scleral buckle?
What is a vitrectomy?
What is pneumatic retinopexy?
Why is gas used?
Why is silicone oil used?
My ophthalmologist discussed laser and cryotherapy. What are they?
I was told I needed surgery. Will it be painful?
What will recovery be like afterwards?
Why do I have to remain face down after surgery?
Will I regain any lost sight?
Can this happen in my other eye as well?