Retina Information

Sub Specialties

OCT scan of the retina and optic nerve 


What is the retina?

Definition: A layer of nerves and cells which picks up the image projected through the eye. Similar to the camera film within a camera. The 'macula' is the centre of the retina used for colour vision and for fine details. The 'fovea' is the centre of the macula.

Common tests:

Optical Coherence Tomography

Fluorescein Angiography

Common retinal problems: