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Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, 2015;46(1):107–110
Published Online:https://doi.org/10.3928/23258160-20150101-21Cited by:3

Abstract

The authors present the case of a patient with normal-tension glaucoma and pit-like maculopathy observed by high-definition optical coherence tomography. Surgical management of macular retinoschisis was associated with improved vision and full resolution of intraretinal fluid and macular detachment. The patient had progressive vision loss over 6 months preoperatively; best corrected visual acuity and high-definition optical coherence tomography changes improved postoperatively. Optic disc pit-like maculopathy can occur in patients with normal-tension glaucoma in the absence of obvious congenital anomalies of the disc. The intraretinal fluid might have migrated from the vitreous cavity through a microhole at the optic disc margin or in the area with the nerve fiber defect. Vitrectomy without gas tamponade might lead to anatomic and functional recovery. Further studies are needed to better understand the pathogenesis of this disease.

[Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2015;46:107–110.]

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