Retina

What is Retina?

Retina is part of the eyeball, it is a layer at the back of the eyeball that contains cells sensitive to light, which trigger nerve impulses that pass through the optic nerve to the brain.

Questions and answers on "Retina"

Yes. Yesterday afternoon suddenly I noticed a light flash in my right eye when I turned my head to back out fo the driveway. And from then on every...

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Brief Answer:
Flashes

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These are flashes of light occurring due to certain...

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I had a torn retina repaired about 6 months ago. I am in Flagstaff, AZ where the altitude is 7,000 feet and my vision seems blurry. I am...

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Brief Answer:
No effect of altitude

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7000 feet is not an altitude where you can start...

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I have been onHydroxychoroquine Sulfatee and read that it will affect my eyes. I have a problem with light sensitivity. It says that it can hurt...

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Brief Answer:
Retinal examination required.

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The retinal examination is mandatory in...

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