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central serous chorioretinopathy

Ye Ji Kim, Youn Gon Lee, Dong Won Lee, Jae Hui Kim
Purpose: To evaluate short-term treatment outcomes following selective retina therapy (SRT) with real-time feedback-controlled dosimetry in Korean patients with acute idiopathic central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC). Methods: Sixteen eyes (16 patients) with acute idiopathic CSC (symptom duration < 3 months) were included in this retrospective study. All patients underwent a single session of SRT with real-time feedback-controlled dosimetry. Best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) and central foveal thickness (CFT) before and 3 months after treatment were examined and compared...
2018: Journal of Ophthalmology
María Pilar Ruiz-Del-Tiempo, Pilar Calvo, Antonio Ferreras, Jesús Leciñena, Luis Pablo, Oscar Ruiz-Moreno
Purpose: To evaluate anatomical retinal changes measured by spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT), after applying photodynamic therapy (PDT) for treatment of chronic central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC). Methods: A retrospective analysis was conducted on 43 patients (48 eyes) with chronic CSC treated with PDT. Visual acuity (VA), central retinal thickness (CRT), outer nuclear layer (ONL) thickness, subretinal fluid (SRF), and photoreceptor ellipsoid zone (EZ) measured by SD-OCT were collected at baseline and at 3, 6, and 12 months after PDT...
2018: Journal of Ophthalmology
Sungsoon Hwang, Se Woong Kang, Sang Jin Kim, Jun Won Jang, Kyung Tae Kim
PURPOSE: To report the clinical outcomes of reduced-fluence photodynamic therapy (PDT) for symptomatic subfoveal retinal pigment epithelial detachment (RPED) in central serous chorioretinopathy and identify prognostic factors affecting treatment outcome. METHODS: This retrospective interventional study included 35 eyes of 35 patients with serous subfoveal RPED with choroidal hyperpermeability. Cases with evidence of age-related macular degeneration were excluded from the study...
March 5, 2018: Retina
Femke M van Haalen, Elon H C van Dijk, Olaf M Dekkers, Maurice B Bizino, Greet Dijkman, Nienke R Biermasz, Camiel J F Boon, Alberto M Pereira
Objective: Central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC), a specific form of macular degeneration, has been reported as presenting manifestation of Cushing's syndrome. Furthermore, CSC has been associated with both exogenous hypercortisolism and endogenous Cushing's syndrome. It is important to know whether CSC patients should be screened for Cushing's syndrome. Although hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis hyperactivity in CSC has been suggested, no detailed evaluation of the HPA axis has been performed in a large cohort of CSC patients...
2018: Frontiers in Endocrinology
Jennifer Doyle, Bhaskar Gupta, Irfan Tahir
A case series was used to evaluate the efficacy of half-fluence photodynamic therapy (PDT) for chronic central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR). Patients were treated with standard-dose verteporfin and half-fluence PDT. Totally 13 eyes from 11 patients were included. The mean patient age was 52.0y. There was a mean reduction in central retinal thickness of 107.0 microns. Totally 7/13 eyes (53.8%) achieved resolution of subretinal fluid (SRF) on optical coherence tomography (OCT) scan after 1 treatment with PDT...
2018: International Journal of Ophthalmology
Zhi-Qiao Liang, Lyu-Zhen Huang, Jin-Feng Qu, Ming-Wei Zhao
AIM: To assess the association between endogenous cortisol level and the risk of central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC). METHODS: Case-control studies were systematically searched on PubMed, Embase, Cochrane, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) for publishes between January 1990 and July 2017 to assess the association between endogenous cortisol level and CSC. The main endpoints were serum cortisol level at 8 a.m. and 24-hour urine 17-hydroxysteroids level...
2018: International Journal of Ophthalmology
Chris Y Wu, Tanawan Riangwiwat, Pattara Rattanawong, Brooke L W Nesmith, Avnish Deobhakta
PURPOSE: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been associated with an array of ocular disorders. This systematic review aims to investigate the association of OSA with central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR) and subfoveal choroidal thickness changes on enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography. METHODS: Systematic review and meta-analysis of all articles published up to November 2017 examining rate of OSA in patients with CSCR versus controls or examining subfoveal choroidal thickness measurements on enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography in patients with OSA versus controls...
February 22, 2018: Retina
Wataru Saito, Yuki Hashimoto, Kiriko Hirooka, Susumu Ishida
PURPOSE: To evaluate chronological changes in choroidal thickness in a patient with pachychoroid pigment epitheliopathy (PPE) who was later diagnosed with central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) during follow-up. METHODS: Case report. RESULTS: A 43-year-old man complained of metamorphopsia in the left eye. Funduscopy showed several punctate white subretinal lesions at the macula, but no macular serous retinal detachment in the left eye. Retinal pigment epithelium abnormality without serous retinal detachment at the macula on optical coherence tomography and choroidal vascular hyperpermeability on indocyanine green angiography suggested PPE in the left eye...
February 21, 2018: Retinal Cases & Brief Reports
Vanessa Andrada Păun, Zamfir-Radu Ionescu, Liliana Voinea, Monica Cîrstoiu, Alexandru Baroș, Ștefan Pricopie, Radu Ciuluvică
Ocular posterior pole modification are a pathological manifestation in complicated pregnancies, especially when pregnancy induced hypertension is present (PIH), as well as in preeclampsia (PE) or eclampsia. Nonetheless, as the pregnancy evolves, the possibility for an aggravated evolution with HELLP syndrome, disseminated intravascular coagulation, and idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura may have an ocular manifestation that, mainly, implies a loss of visual field or acuity, that, left unattended, may constitute a permanent impairment...
April 2017: Romanian Journal of Ophthalmology
Swarup S Swaminathan, Fang Zheng, Andrew R Miller, Giovanni Gregori, Janet L Davis, Philip J Rosenfeld
A 30-year-old woman with photopsias and decreased vision was diagnosed with multiple evanescent white dot syndrome (MEWDS) with an atypical inflammatory subfoveal retinal pigment epithelial detachment (PED) and imaged using swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) during several visits. SS-OCT imaging revealed a focal area of attenuated choriocapillaris underneath the PED. An attempt to treat the presumed macular inflammatory lesion with corticosteroids resulted in bilateral exudation consistent with central serous chorioretinopathy...
February 1, 2018: Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers & Imaging Retina
Ilaria Zucchiatti, Riccardo Sacconi, Maria Cristina Parravano, Eliana Costanzo, Lea Querques, Daniela Montorio, Francesco Bandello, Giuseppe Querques
INTRODUCTION: To investigate the effects of eplerenone compared to observation in the treatment of acute central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC). METHODS: Charts of consecutive patients with a diagnosis of acute CSC (visual symptoms < 12 weeks) were reviewed. Included patients were divided into a treatment group (treated with eplerenone) and a control group (observation). Main outcome measures included changes in best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA), central macular thickness (CMT), height of subretinal fluid (SRF) and subfoveal choroidal thickness (CT) at 1 and 3 months in the two groups...
February 13, 2018: Ophthalmology and Therapy
Saranya George, Anita Balan
Topical corticosteroids are some of the most common drugs used in oral medicine for treating atrophic and erosive lesions that affect the mucosa. Adverse effects of these drugs include oral candidiasis with associated burning mouth and hypogeusia, hypersensitive reactions to the drug, and inhibition of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and secondary adrenal insufficiency. The ocular side effects of oral topical steroids are less documented. This short communication describes a case of central serous retinopathy that developed following administration of oral topical steroid...
January 2018: Indian Journal of Dental Research: Official Publication of Indian Society for Dental Research
Jose A Roca, Lihteh Wu, Jans Fromow-Guerra, Francisco J Rodríguez, Maria H Berrocal, Sergio Rojas, Luiz H Lima, Roberto Gallego-Pinazo, Jay Chhablani, J Fernando Arevalo, David Lozano-Rechy, Martin Serrano
PURPOSE: To compare the functional and anatomical outcomes of eyes with chronic central serous chorioretinopathy treated with yellow micropulse (MP) laser versus half-dose verteporfin photodynamic therapy (PDT). METHODS: This is a multicentre, retrospective comparative study of 92 eyes treated with yellow MP laser (duty cycle of 5%, zero spacing between spots, spot size varied from 100 to 200 µm, power varied from 320 to 660 mW, and the pulse burst duration was 200 ms) and 67 eyes treated with PDT (half-dose verteporfin (3 mg/m 2 ) infused over 10 min), followed by laser activation for 83 s...
February 8, 2018: British Journal of Ophthalmology
Cyprian Gabriel Ntomoka, Bindu Rajesh, Gachago Muchai Muriithi, Abhilash Goud, Jay Chhablani
OBJECTIVES: To compare the visual and anatomical outcomes after photodynamic therapy (PDT) and navigated microsecond laser (nMSL) for chronic central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR). METHODS: This retrospective study included eyes with chronic CSCR who underwent either PDT or nMSL with a minimum of 6 months' follow-up. Eyes with a history of treatment with any other modalities in the past or during 6 months post PDT or microsecond laser follow-up were excluded. Primary outcome measures included change in best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) and central macular thickness (CMT)...
February 12, 2018: Eye
Yun-Chen Chen, Yu-Bai Chou, Cheng-Kuan Lin, Chia-Chen Tsai, Tsui-Kang Hsu, Yu-Fan Chang, Hsiao-Ming Chao, Tao-Hsin Tung, Shih-Jen Chen, Jorn-Hon Liu
BACKGROUND: To investigate the clinical manifestations and imaging features of near-infrared autofluorescence (NIA), infrared reflectance (IR), fundus autofluorescence (FAF), indocyanine green angiography (ICGA) and fluorescein angiography (FAG) in the detection of patients with focal choroidal excavation (FCE) identified by cross-sectional spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT). METHODS: This retrospective cross-sectional study included 12 eyes of 10 Taiwanese patients with FCE diagnosed by SD-OCT...
February 7, 2018: Journal of the Chinese Medical Association: JCMA
L Hua, B Lin, J Hong, H-B Min, W-L Han, T-Y Zhou, Z-Q Zhang
OBJECTIVE: To observe the curative effect and safety of one-third dose Verteporfin photodynamic therapy (PDT) in the treatment of chronic central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC). PATIENTS AND METHODS: A total of 60 patients (68 eyes) treated in our hospital from January 2016 to December 2016 were selected in this study, and they were diagnosed with chronic CSC via fluorescein fundus angiography (FFA), indocyanine green angiography (ICGA) and optical coherence tomography (OCT)...
January 2018: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
Tina Xirou, Stamatina A Kabanarou, Ilias Gkizis, Christina Garnavou-Xirou, Stavros Velissaris, Panagiotis Theodossiadis, Irini Chatziralli
Purpose: The purpose of this case report was to present the clinical data and management of a 69-year-old female patient with chorioretinal folds who developed chronic central serous chorioretinopathy-like maculopathy. Case Presentation: A 69-year-old female patient presented with a recent-onset slight decrease in visual acuity in her left eye. Her past ocular history was clear. Regarding her medical history, she had only hypertension, treated with per os medications...
September 2017: Case Reports in Ophthalmology
Hyung-Bin Lim, Jae-Yun Sung, Seung-Il Ahn, Young-Joon Jo, Jung-Yeul Kim
SIGNIFICANCE: Peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness measurements may be influenced by the range and severity of lesions that are observed distinctively in each retinal disease. PURPOSE: We investigated the effects of various macular (central serous chorioretinopathy, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, wet age-related macular degeneration) and retinal vascular (branch retinal vein occlusion, central retinal vein occlusion, diabetic macular edema) diseases on peripapillary RNFL thickness measurements using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography...
March 2018: Optometry and Vision Science: Official Publication of the American Academy of Optometry
Ali Demircan, Ceren Yesilkaya, Zeynep Alkin
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study is to examine the choridal perfusion in patients with chronic central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) after half-fluence photodynamic therapy (PDT) in the early post-treatment period. METHODS: This retrospective study included patients with chronic CSC. Indocyanine green angiography (ICGA) guided half-fluence PDT was applied to the all eyes. Best corrected visual acuity (BCVA) was assessed by Snellen chart and central retinal thickness (CRT) and subfoveal choroidal thickness (SFCT) was measured by spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) before PDT and at 3 and 30 days following the therapy...
February 1, 2018: Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy
Koushik Tripathy, Rohan Chawla, Laxman Vekaria, Yog Raj Sharma
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January 2018: Journal of Ophthalmic & Vision Research
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