Macula Off Retinal Detachment with CNV

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    • By Olivia Rainey
      Retina Specialists of Michigan
      Co-author(s): Thomas Aaaberg, MD
    • Uploaded on Nov 11, 2019.
    • Last modified by Olivia Rainey on Apr 3, 2020.
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    fundus autofluorescence (FAF), ultra-wide field imaging, Optos, left eye, choroidal neovascularization (CNV), retinal detachment of the macula, chronic retinal detachment, montage
    Olivia Rainey
    Imaging device
    Fundus camera
    Optos California
    Ultra-wide field pseudocolor photograph of a 42-year-old female with a long-standing, macula-off retinal detachment affecting her left eye. Patient was unaware of vision loss until testing her visual acuity and she denied seeing flashing lights. Patient decided to proceed with scleral buckling. The CNV is potentially secondary the retinal detachment, but may be myopic related or idiopathic. The CNV appears fibrotic and inactive. The patient was warned that this will absolutely limit how much vision she recovers once the retina is reattached.

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