Uveitis is a form of eye inflammation that affects the middle layer of tissue in the wall (uvea). The symptoms of the disease include redness of eyes, pain, and blurred vision affecting one or both eyes. It is also found that the basic cause of uveitis is not identified due to some underlying systemic diseases. According to the uvea specialists in Howrah, uveitis occurs in the pigmented middle layer of your eyeballs which has three segments: the iris, the ciliary body, and the choroid.
The iris of the eye is a thin and circular structure that is made up of connective tissues and muscles surrounding the pupil. The color of our eyes is totally determined by the amount of pigment present in the iris. Now comes another part which is the ciliary body that surrounds the iris and is not visible because it is located behind the opaque sclera or white part of your eye.
Different types of uvea diseases can be detected by your eye specialist in the best eye clinic in Hooghly before you may even notice any significant symptoms. Moreover, proper and routine eye examinations are quite essential in order to examine your eyes for any signs of uveal melanoma and any other serious eye conditions, so that treatment can be started at the earliest to protect your eyesight.
Some of the best Retina and Uvea treatments available with the best eye clinics in Hooghly -
Intravitreal injection (Lucentis/Accentrix, Eylea, Ozurdex, Avastin) for diabetic retinopathy, Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD), retinal vein occlusion (RVO), cystoid macular edema and other retinal disorders.
Lasers in the retina (Laser Indirect Ophthalmoscope- LIO, Slit Lamp Laser, Endolaser) - for diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion, retinal breaks (a hole, tear), retinopathy of prematurity (ROP).
The uvea specialists in Howrah use state of the art in-vitro retina diagnostics- Optical Coherence Tomography (SD-OCT), Fundus Fluorescein Angiography (FFA), Indocyanine Green Angiography (ICGA), Fundus Autofluorescence (FAF), B scan ultrasonography (USG B scan), indirect ophthalmoscope, slit lamp-90D/78D Biomicroscopy, Amsler Grid.
Advanced/ Complex vitreoretinal surgery- Vitrectomy/ scleral buckling/Pneumatic Retinopexy- For retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, macular hole, vitreous hemorrhage, dislocated nucleus/ an intraocular lens, vasculitis, Epiretinal membrane (ERM), macular pucker, endophthalmitis and other conditions in vitro-retina and uveitis.
Moreover, apart from Uvea treatment, routine eye examinations are very important to keep a check for other types of vision-threatening diseases like glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts, or diabetic retinopathy which shows no symptom until the disease has progressed further.
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