Macular Scar

Macular scar refers to the fibrous tissue growth that forms in place of normal retinal tissue on the macular area. Macular holes, age-related macular degeneration, and macular detachment are common causes of this condition. Blurry vision is the most common symptom. In patients with mild symptoms, treatment is not required; however, surgery might be necessary in severe cases.

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Why am I not able to see anything with my left eye?

Query: Hi doctor,Almost three weeks back, I started to notice a deterioration in the vision of my left eye due to a constant black spot that I see in the center of my eye. This leaves me practically incapable of seeing anything with the left eye. I am taking the tablet Galvas Met (Vildagliptin and Metformi...  Read Full »

Dr. Gopal R. Damani

Answer: Hi,Welcome to seen in your OCT, you have a choroidal neovascular membrane (CNVM) scar at your macula. This is the area of the eye with the maximum vision, hence the black point in your vision is seen. As seen in OCT, there is no fluid or swelling present as of now, so continue with yo...  Read Full »

What can be done for loss of vision in the right eye?

Query: Hello doctor, My right eye had lost its vision capacity and now left is losing. I have consulted a doctor and he advised me that I have almost lost my right eye and now I have to take three injections for three months, each injection in each month. Please advise me what can be done further.  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, according to reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), your right eye is suffering from a macular scar which according to current treatment modalities is now mostly untreatable. For left, which is also suffering from similar disease but the differen...  Read Full »

Are several flat black spots on the penis a concerning issue?

Query: Hi doctor, I have several black mole-like spots on the foreskin. It is flat and does not cause any discomfort. Do I need to worry about it? Please suggest any treatment to remove them or any home remedies for this.  Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. But there are no attached photographs in your message. Kindly send a picture of the affected area to assess the condition and suggest the appropriate diagnosis and treatment.  Read Full »

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