The retina is a layer of the eyeball lining its back wall, which consists of light-sensitive cells. Retinal diseases threaten our sight directly.
Diabetes and hypertension have adverse effects on all the body’s systems and their first and most important adverse effect occurs in the eyes. Dilatation of the retinal vessels and permeability impairments occur as a result of these diseases.
Early diagnosis, preventive medical therapy and undelayed accurate surgical intervention is of vital importance in retinal diseases. At Dünyagöz, retinal surgeries are performed by a team which has been specially trained for intraocular microsurgeries, using a comprehensive set of instruments and devices.
Lazy eye, strabismus, myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism are the most common eye diseases seen in children.
Latent strabismus is strabismus that manifests itself when one of the eyes is covered.
Unilateral constant deviations result in lazy eye.
No. Strabismus can be treated at any time.
For premature babies, an eye examination should be performed 4-6 weeks after birth. Other babies should have their eye examination at 1 year of age.