Actual cases diagnosed and photographed through one of our comprehensive eye examinations
Note: All of these photos are of patients seen at our office. Many of these are an extreme cases and are not meant to alarm you but only to educate you on the amount of information the eye can provide to the trained observer.
HYPERTENSIVE (HTN) RETINOPATHY
Chronic blood pressure at 150/90: Lighter vessel at 12:00 pinches off the underlying vessel
SEVERE HTN RETINOPATHY
from Blood pressure 260/160. Patient sent to ER. Patient survived but was days to hours away from a stroke or death.
RD after one day. Vision saved
RD untreated for 2 weeks
Vision was Lost
MACULAR DEGENERATION early, dry
small cup, healthy eye
Damaged Optic Cup (enlarged)
from Brain Tumor
White, pale optic nerve
PRE RETINAL HEMMORHAGE
from excessive vomiting
From occluded vein
HISTOPLASMOSIS From ingesting bird droppings in childhood
From eating undercooked meat
Treated with oral antibiotics and eye drops.
Same virus that causes cold sores
Can also present like this
HERPES ZOSTER (Shingles)
Same virus that causes chicken pox.
NORMAL CLEAR CORNEA
Warped / Distorted Cornea
CORNEAL ULCER: Scar
Hospitalized to save the eye
CATARACT LENS IMPLANT
from a poor fitting contact lens