TITLE

RPE atrophy following photodynamic therapy in type 2A idiopathic parafoveal telangiectasis

AUTHOR(S)
Shanmugam, Mahesh P.; Agarwal, Manisha
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Mar2005, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
We report a case of Type 2A idiopathic parafoveal telangiectasis treated by Photodynamic Therapy (PDT), resulting in retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) atrophy corresponding to the size of the laser spot used. This raises a doubt regarding the safety of photodynamic therapy in CNVM secondary to type 2A parafoveal telangiectasis.
ACCESSION #
18102262

 

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