The retina is the neural tissue where an image is formed after it passes through the optic system of the eye. We can compare it to the film of camera. This is where the necessary chemical processes happen in order for the neural stimulations to be transported to the brain, via optic channels for analysis and processing. It is a thin semitransparent membrane which covers the inner surface of the eye. It is attached to the choroid and to the sclera.
Diabetes can cause complications to many organs of the human body. One of these is the eye, which can be affected in many ways. It can cause temporary blurriness and cataracts. The most serious condition of the eye concerning diabetes is diabetic retinopathy.
Macular Degeneration is the largest cause of blindness in people over 50 years old in the western world. One in three who are over 75 suffer from this disease, and world wide approximately 25-30 million are affected by it. It is a disease of the eyes that needs careful and regular monitoring, however many people ignore it and tragically end up blind.
Eva Nexus is the state of the art device designed to improve efficiency and control in retina, cataract and combined surgery.Ophthalmos Institute is equipped with the new surgical device since it was introduced in the market in Octomber 2022. ‘The new EVA Nexus system has had a remarkable impact on my surgery," said Dr Tassos Georgiou. ‘It is an important advance in the future of ophthalmic surgery.The combination of a state of the art ophthalmic theatre with the Zeiss Artevo 800 3D microscope , the Zeiss IOL Master with topography and the EVA Nexus device provides the most advanced way to perform cataract and vitreoretinal surgery’