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ICD-10 code: H35.9

Chapter: Diseases of the eye and adnexia

Unspecified Retinal Disorder: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Retina is the light-sensitive tissue present at the back of the eye that converts light into electrical signals, which are then sent to the brain for interpretation. Any disorder affecting the retina can lead to vision problems. Unspecified retinal disorder is a condition where there is damage or dysfunction in the retina, but the exact cause cannot be determined.

Symptoms of unspecified retinal disorder may vary from person to person and can include:

  1. Blurred or distorted vision
  2. Loss of vision in one or both eyes
  3. Difficulty seeing at night or in low light
  4. Flashing lights or floaters in vision
  5. Changes in color perception

The exact causes of unspecified retinal disorder are not fully understood, but some factors that may contribute to the condition include:

  1. Age-related changes in the retina
  2. Genetic factors
  3. Eye injuries or trauma
  4. Exposure to harmful substances or radiation
  5. Underlying medical conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure or autoimmune disorders

Diagnosis of unspecified retinal disorder involves a comprehensive eye examination, including a dilated eye exam, retinal imaging, and visual field testing. In some cases, additional tests may be required to determine the extent of damage to the retina.

Treatment for unspecified retinal disorder depends on the severity of the condition and the underlying cause. In some cases, the condition may resolve on its own, while in other cases, treatment may be required to prevent further damage to the retina and preserve vision. Treatment options may include medication, laser therapy, or surgery.

It is important to have regular eye exams, especially as you age, to detect any early signs of retinal disorders. If you experience any changes in your vision or other symptoms related to your eyes, consult an eye doctor immediately for proper diagnosis and treatment.

Diagnosis Codes for Unspecified retinal disorder | H35.9