Acute Retinal Necrosis Treated Successfully At AEHI

Case of Mr Om 46 years male visited Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute (AEHI) with complaints of blurring of vision since 4 days.  Om could not do his daily activities due to his vision problem. So he decided to have his consultation with an eye specialist.


One of his friend suggested him to visit Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute and said it is the best eye hospital in Navi Mumbai which is housed with all skilled and super specialists doctors and all the latest diagnostic technologies. Om booked an appointment for himself.

On the day of the appointment he reached AEHI, he had his routine eye examination done. And he was referred to Dr. Yogesh Patil, Vitreo Retinal Surgery at AEHI.  Dr. Yogesh Patil checked his eyes. On asking Om gave the history that he had Intermediate Uveitis with macular oedema 3 months back. But after the treatment he was better, he had no vision complaints. After a thorough examination, Dr. Yogesh Patil diagnosed the condition as Acute Retinal Necrosis. He explained Om about his eye problem and how it can be treated. Dr. Yogesh Patil started him on oral antiviral medicines.



Acute Retinal Necrosis: It is a medical inflammatory condition of the eye. The condition presents itself as a necrotizing retinitis. It is a condition that affects the posterior pole of an eye. Acute Retinal Necrosis if not treated on time can lead to uveitis, blindness or retinal detachment.


After 2 weeks Om was called for his follow-up visits, his eyes were examined by Dr. Yogesh Patil which revealed that his vision is improving. Om could make out the difference in his vision. His oral antiviral medicine dose was tapered.  He was called for his frequent follow-ups.

In his further follow-up visits, he could see clearly. Om was happy that he was diagnosed on time and was treated. He was thankful to Dr. Yogesh Patil for saving his eyes.

About Dr. Yogesh Patil:


Dr. Yogesh Patil (MBBS, MS (Ophth), Fellow Vitreo-Retinal Surgery) is a Vitreo- Retinal Surgeon at Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute. He has achieved remarkable competence in the treatment of various diseases involving the retina, vitreous and macula as well as extensive training in the skills of various Vitreo-retinal surgeries.


About Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute:

New Hospital Pic2Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute in Navi Mumbai is equipped with one of the best eye hospitals in Mumbai.  Comprehensive eye check-up and the operation theatres are state-of-art and equipped with the best diagnostic and surgery machines. Personalised care, infection free modular operation theatres and beautiful ambience complement the cutting edge eye care offered at AEHI. Besides treating patients from Kharghar, Nerul, Vashi and Panvel, patients from all over western India travel to AEHI for world class eye care management.



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