In this video, Dr. Manisha Agarwal, Vitreo-retina surgeon, Dr. Shroffs Charity Hospital, New Delhi, will discuss about various retinal diseases. She talks about the retinal diseases which are secondary to high blood pressure, uncontrolled blood pressure which can cause venous occlusion in the eyes affecting the reading vision. She will also discuss about age related macular degeneration which is found in patients more than 50 years of age and it affects the central part of retina. Patients can see far objects clearly but has a problem in reading. One more retinal disease is retinopathy of prematurity, found in premature babies. They need a retinal check-up 4 weeks after the babies are born.
Dr. Manisha Agarwal is a Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon in Darya Ganj, Delhi and has an experience of 13 years in this field. She is presently head of Retina Services at Shroff Charity Eye Hospital, Dariyaganj, Delhi. She completed MBBS from agara Univeristy in 1996, MS - Ophthalmology from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh in 2001 and DNB from National Board Of Examination in 2002.