Health

Benefits of Digital Retinal Imaging

Macular degeneration

Since a picture can speak more than words, digital retina imaging helps to take a picture of your inside eye. This is used to detect any issue regarding the inner parts of your eye and thus your doctor can take necessary steps to cure your eye problem. This may assist them to cure any disease at a faster rate that is before it is turned into a severe one.

Digital Retinal Imaging

This device helps your eye doctor to view your inner eye without taking much efforts, thus he can see clearly what has happened to your eyes and how to treat it. With a Digital Retinal Imaging you can identify the symptoms of a few diseases such as

  • Diabetes – It can damage your retinal blood vessels and if it is not controlled, it may lead to loss of your eye sight.
  • Macular degeneration – It is nothing but bleeding of your back eye and is normally related to your age. People with this disorder may have a blurry vision and they do not able to focus things.
  • High Blood pressure – The first symptom for your hypertension will appear in your eyes. When your blood vessels are narrowed down, spots on back of your retina can confirm this disorder.
  • Retinal detachments – Your retinas can be lifted or pulled away from your eye wall and it can lead to permanent vision loss.
  • Glaucoma – It is nothing but a pressure against your nerve and the compression of blood vessels of your eyes.
  • Cancer – Melanoma is a dark spot which used to grow unknowingly back of your retina and if it is found at its early stage, it can be treated.

These are the disorders that can be found out when an eye doctor has a retinal imaging device in their hospital.