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Category: Retina

What Does The Retina Do, Anyway?

September 19th, 2019

The retina is a complex tissue that lines that back of the interior wall of your eye. It is very thin and delicate and serves a crucial part of your eyesight. Keep reading to learn more about what the retina does and why it’s a key part of how we see! How the retina works… Read More


The Symptoms, Signs, and Treatments for a Detached Retina

May 24th, 2017

If you begin to suddenly experience spots, floaters, and bright flashes of light you should take these symptoms very seriously. They could be symptoms of a serious condition known as a detached retina. Your vision might start to become blurry or you could experience the sensation of seeing a shadow descend across your vision. A… Read More


Understanding How the Retina Allows Us To See

January 23rd, 2017

The eye is a marvelous organ that takes light and, in partnership with the nervous system, transforms it into a meaningful scene. It’s also very self-sufficient. It is self-focusing, self-adjusting, and self-cleaning. The job of focusing incoming light is occupied by the retina, which works closely with the brain, to allow us to see the… Read More


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