Retina

When it comes to keeping your eyes healthy, it helps to understand how your eyes work. The retina is a crucial component of how you’re able to see the world around you. At Dakota Eye Institute, our fellowship-trained retina specialist, Dr. Braden A. Burckhard, provides retina education and specialized eye care to the people in our community. Retinal care (diagnosis,
education, treatment and management) is an ongoing process and Dr. Burckhard truly enjoys helping his patients understand what’s happening inside their eyes and helping preserve their vision as much as possible.

What is the Retina?

Retina Diagram

The retina is the part of your eye that allows you to see. It comprises a thin layer of tissue that occupies over 60% of the back of your eye. The retina’s role is to receive light from the eye’s natural lens before converting the light into signals. Neural signals are then sent to the brain to interpret the images in front of you.

Types of Retinal Diseases

There are many different types of retinal diseases such as:

To learn more about retinal diseases, please click here.

Symptoms of Retinal Damage

Any damage to the retina will result in vision disturbances. Because there are so many different types of retinal conditions, the symptoms will vary. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, please contact us to schedule an eye exam:

Don’t ignore vision changes! If retinal conditions go undiagnosed and untreated, you may end up with permanent vision loss. Dr. Braden A. Burckhard utilizes cutting-edge technology to perform diagnostic testing and provide top-of-the-line, highly individualized treatment plans.

Contact Dakota Eye Institute to learn more about retinal diseases in Bismarck, ND, today!

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200 South 5th Street
Bismarck, ND 58504

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3119 North 14th Street
Bismarck, ND 58503

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Dakota Eye Surgery Center

430 East Sweet Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58504

(701) 222-4900 Or (800) 344-5634
(701) 222-4999
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114 Broadway Street North, Suite 1
Linton, ND 58552

(701) 254-4450 Or (800) 344-5634
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Sat: Closed
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201 SW 7th Street, Suite 2
Rugby, ND 58368

(701) 776-5242 Or (800) 344-5634
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