Center for Retina Care at The Eye Institute
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At The Center for Retina Care at The Eye Institute, helping restore and preserve vision is our primary goal. The Center for Retina Care specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the retina, macula and vitreous with convenient locations in Melbourne, Rockledge, Palm Bay and Titusville, Florida. Providing the highest level of care for retina-related conditions in a compassionate and personal manner, utilizing state of the art technology. is our passion.
Helping to preserve and restore vision...
The retina is a multi-layered structure comprised of light gathering tissue lining the inner surface of the eye. The cornea and lens focus light that enters the eye on to the retina. In a manner similiar to the way a lens of a camera focuses light on to film. When light strikes the retina, highly specialized cells called rod and cone photo receptors start a chain of chemical and electrical events that create a nerve impulse. These are sent through the fibers of the optic nerve to the brain where we perceive our most precious gift - sight!
Commonly Treated Conditions:
Diabetic Retinopathy, Flashes and Floaters, Macular Degeneration, Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Retinal Detachment, Retinal Tear, Retinal Hole, Macular Edema, Retinal Edema, Uveitis, Central Serous Retinopathy, Macular Pucker, Macular Hole, Retinal Artery Occlusion, Endophthalmitis, Branch Retinal Vein Occulsion (BRVO), Central Retinal Vein Occlusion (CRVO) and many more.
Commonly Performed Procedures and Diagnostic Testing:
Vitrectomy, Intravitreal Injections, Pan Retinal Photocoagulation Laser (PRP), Pneumatic Retinopexy, Cryotherapy, Photodynamic Therapy (PDT), Scleral Buckle Surgery, Fluorescein Angiography (FA), Fundus Photos, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and many more.