The retina is a thin membranous lining at the back of the eye. This lining coverts light energy into signals which are then carried to the brain. These signals help form a visual image. A healthy retina is necessary for clear vision. San Antonio Eye Center offers retina examinations for patients of all ages. During your visit, an ophthalmologist will dilate your eyes and use a special magnifying lenses to exam your retina. Please call us today to schedule your appointment.
Some diseases and conditions of the retina include the following:
- Aged-Related Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Macular Hole/Pucker
- Retinal Detachment
- Retinitis Pigmentosa