Medical Retina



This exciting Ophthalmic field used to be focused primarily on treating inherited retinal disorders such as retinitis pigmentosa. The speciality has now grown enormously due to dramatic strides in technology and treatments that are available for retinal diseases. These diseases can be managed successfully in the office setting with intravitreal injections, laser, and medical therapy.

Diseases commonly treated include:

  • Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Oedema
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Myopia
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Inherited Retinal Diseases

Medical retinal specialists work in close association with their vitreoretinal surgical counterparts with the goal being to successfully treat retinal diseases in a safe and efficient manner.