What Are The Signs Of A Retinal Detachment?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Retina on March 28, 2022
Retinal detachment is an eye condition that can be vision-threatening if left untreated. A retinal detachment happens when the retina, a thin layer of tissue at the back of the eye, pulls away from its normal position. A detached retina requires immediate attention to preserve sight. Keep reading to learn the signs of retinal detachment!… Read More
A new eye test may detect Alzheimer’s disease decades before its onset
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in General Eye Health, Retina on August 26, 2014
A simple eye test could soon reveal whether patients have Alzheimer’s disease, or if they are likely to develop the disease in the future. Researchers recently announced promising results associated with a study focused on a new test that can pick up on the disease years – if not decades – before the appearance of… Read More
Eye Floaters and Flashes: When should you be concerned?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Retina on April 2, 2014
The development of spots or “floaters” in one’s vision can be a common experience, but it is important to understand why they appear and situations where floaters may represent a threatening situation to your eye. What is a floater? A gel-like substance called vitreous fills the majority of the eye’s volume. The vitreous is found… Read More