• How Do You Treat Swelling of the Retina?


    Question:

    How do you treat swelling of the retina?


    Answer:

    Swelling of the retina can occur as the result of a variety of conditions including macular degeneration; diabetes; retinal vascular occlusions, post-surgery, from scar tissue on the surface of the retina; and a variety of other conditions. Treatment, depending on the cause, can include observation, eye drops, injections in and around the eye, or surgery. It is important to see an ophthalmologist or a retina specialist to determine the cause and appropriate treatment for your condition.


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