Para saber más sobre degeneración macular y enfermedades de la retina:
The retina is the inner layer that lines the back oft he eye. It mainly consists of nerve fibres and light receptors and its role is to capture the light which reaches the eye and send information about it to the visual part of the brain.
The macula is the central spot in the middle of the retina. It contains the highest density of light receptors and the lens system of the eye focuses images exactly on it. It is, therefore, responsible for the sharp vision and for the vision of colours.
What are the most common retinal diseases?
- Age related macula degeneration (dry and wet): macular degeneration is the leading cause of legal blindness among the elderly population.
- Epiretinal membranes.
- Macular hole.
- Posterior vitreous detachment and vitreous floaters.
- Retinal detachment.
- Diabetic retinopathy wit or without macular affection.
- Macular oedema.
- Retinal vessel occlusions (retinal “strokes”).
- Retinitis pigmentosa.
For detailed information, visit: http://www.evrs.eu/library-of-retinal-disease/