Digital Retinal Imaging

The Diabetic Eye – Early Stage

In the early stages of Diabetic eye disease there is often some leakage (hard exudates) from the blood vessels as well as small haemorrhages.

The Diabetic Eye – Late Stage

In this photo we see the problems of long term Diabetes. The leakage of blood vessels has had to be sealed through laser.

Age Related Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration affects 20% of the population over 65. It affects the area of clearest vision at the macula, decreasing your ability to read and see faces and objects. Diet is important in controlling Macular Degeneration.

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve. The nerve dies off, leaving an area which is more cupped or depressed. As the nerve dies you lose vision slowly, and very gradually at first.