Terminology: "back of the eye, front of the eye, angiography, arteriosclerosis, computed tomography, diabetes mellitus, edema, ileus, macula, macular degeneration, ophthalmoscopy, papilledema, presbyopia, retina, retinitis pigmentosa, retinopathy, sclerosis."
Back of the Eye Disease and Treatment
The vitreoretinal specialities address "Back of the Eye" diseases and treatments (including surgery). Vison correction and cataracts are examples of "front of the eye" disorders. Back of the Eye disorders include macular degeneration, retinal tears and detached retinas, among many others.
Vitreoretinal Surgery and Vitreoretinal Specialists
Vitreoretinal specialists include retinal surgeons, retinal specialists, and some ophthamologists diagnosing and treating macular and retinal disorders, and working for early detection and prevention of vitreo-retinal disorders.
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