Eye Care Info: Retina

Dr. Dhanu Meleth is an ophthalmologist with the Marietta Eye Clinic who specializes in retina and uveitis.

Are Flashes and Floaters in Your Eyes Dangerous? by Dhanu Meleth, M.D.

7/10/2020

Flashes and floaters can result in obstruction to one’s view, and they can be frightening if you’re unsure of what they are or why they are present. Floaters can appear as spots, specks, or strings in your vision. Flashes look like flashing lights, sparkles, or lightning. They are usually benign but may be cause for…

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Dr. Dhanu Meleth is an ophthalmologist with the Marietta Eye Clinic who specializes in retina and uveitis.

What is Uveitis? by Dhanu Meleth, M.D.

7/10/2020

Uveitis is group of diseases that have in common some degree of inflammation in the uvea, the pigmented tissue in the eye. The uvea itself includes the iris, located in the front of the eye; the ciliary body, located behind the iris; and the choroid, a layer of blood vessels. Uveitis can occur in any…

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Dr. Dhanu Meleth is an ophthalmologist with the Marietta Eye Clinic who specializes in retina and uveitis.

What is Macular Degeneration? by Dhanu Meleth, M.D.

7/10/2020

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a chronic disorder that affects the macula, the part of the retina that accounts for central vision. There are two types of macular degeneration: dry and wet. Dry AMD is the result of a thinning macula. Wet AMD, which can only occur to an individual who has already experienced dry…

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Dhanu Meleth MD is an ophthalmologist and retina specialist at the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Diabetes and Your Eyes by Dhanu Meleth, M.D.

2/10/2020

Diabetes is a serious health condition and can cause diabetic eye disease. There are various types of diabetic eye disease and over time these eye diseases can lead to poor vision or even blindness. Patients with type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes are at risk of developing diabetic eye disease, yet most of them do not…

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Dr. Meleth is an ophthalmologist at the Marietta Eye Clinic who specializes in retina and uveitis.

Prediabetes and Dangers to Your Eyesight by Dhanu Meleth, M.D.

8/28/2019

Your vision is fundamental to your quality of life, and with proper preventative care, you can give yourself every advantage possible in the effort to keep your eyes healthy and your vision clear. Prediabetes is a condition in which your blood sugar is higher than normal but not yet high enough to be type 2…

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