Retina is a layer of sensors that turn the light images to electrical impulses, like in a camera, and transmit them via nerve of eye (optic nerve) to the brain for processing and visualization. It lines the walls of the eye from inside like a wallpaper.
Common diseases affecting the retina:
- Retinal detachment
- Age related degeneration
Treatment of retina diseases:
- Argon laser
- Injection of Vascular endothelial growth factor antibodies or steroid
- Surgery specially for retinal detachment