Uvea and Retina


Is the pigmented middle of the three concentric layers that make up an eye. It includes the iris, ciliary body and choroid. Diseases affecting the uvea include:

  • Uveitis
  • Choroiditis
  • Iritis,
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Sympathetic ophthalmia
  • Uveal melanoma.

At Kailash Eye care we investigate the patient of uveal problem in depth and treat accordingly. Treatment is aimed to treat the cause, decrease the inflammation and reduce complications.


Retina is the light sensitive innermost layer of the eye. It is on this layer that falling light creates changes, which are transmitted to the brain to create the image. Apart from diseases affecting the retina it is also a mirror of systemic ailments.
A number of diseases affect the retina:

  • Retinitis pigmentosa: A genetic disease, which causes loss of night vision and peripheral vision.
  • Macular Degenration: characterized by loss of central vision due to affection of macula
  • Cone-rod dystrophy: vision loss due to detoriation of cones and rods
  • Retinal Detachment: A disorder in which retina peels away from underlying layer of support tissue and leads to loss of vision.
  • Systemic diseases: Diabetes and hypertension cause damage to blood vessels supply of the retina causing retinopathy
  • Retinoblastoma: is cancer of the retina

At KEC battery of investigations including optical computerized tomography(OCT) , Flouroscein Angiography(FFA) are available in the retina lab. We also have a dedicated retina Operation Theatre equipped with:

  • Facilities for Intravitreal injection like avastin , Ozuredex
  • Lasers
  • DORC Vitrectomy machine for advanced retinal surgeries