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507 Possible Causes for Central Scotoma

  • Macular Degeneration

    Head Mounted Eye Tracking Aide for Loss of Central Vision (HETALCEV) Participants with bilateral central scotomas will be selected for this study during their routine clinical[] […] vision (central scotoma) that will get bigger without treatment Symptoms appear and progress more rapidly than with dry AMD.[] If the are to be treated involves the central macula, a large grey spot will result in the central vision. This “scotoma” is permanent.[]

  • Glaucoma

    J Glaucoma. 2017 Aug;26(8):749-751. doi: 10.1097/IJG.0000000000000701. Author information 1 Institute of Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ. Abstract PURPOSE: To introduce a technique using the Kahook Dual Blade for treatment of childhood glaucoma. PATIENT AND METHOD: An[…][]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    Visual field examination by perimetry demonstrates a central or cecocentral scotoma.[]

  • Toxic Amblyopia

    An initially small central or pericentral scotoma slowly enlarges, typically involving both the fixation and the blind spot (centrocecal scotoma), and progressively interferes[] On examination, the patient has bilaterally symmetrical central, centrocecal, or paracentral scotoma.[]

  • Photoretinitis

    You searched for: “ photoretinitis ” photoretinitis Inflammation of the retina due to exposure to intense light which may result in transient central scotoma.[] . * * * pho·to·ret·i·ni·tis (fo″to-ret″ĭ-niґtis) inflammation of the retina due to exposure to intense light, which may result in transient central scotoma.[]

  • Occlusion of the Ophthalmic Artery

    BMC Ophthalmol. 2017 Jun 15;17(1):92. doi: 10.1186/s12886-017-0490-7. Author information 1 Department of Ophthalmology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Center, Jalan Yaacob Latiff, 56000, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Center, Jalan Yaacob Latiff,[…][]

  • Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy

    The central scotoma gradually improved, and the visual acuity had recovered to 0.3 in August 2007.[] However, many patients will continue to expand the size of their central scotoma which, over a period of years, produces a more profound level of blindness.[] These patients' pattern of visual recovery by developing small islands of normal vision within a central scotoma is characteristic in such rare cases of LHON.[]

  • Autosomal Dominant Optic Atrophy

    Early loss of inferior temporal RNFL in ADOA is related to superotemporal central scotoma.[] Humphrey visual field test shows cecocentral scotoma in right eye and central scotoma in left eye.[] As the primary pathology is the papillomacular bundle, central, centrocecal and paracentral scotomas are the most common visual field defects.[]

  • Papilledema

    […] fields still showed persistent but incomplete binasal central scotomas.[] In the left eye, there was a dense central scotoma and severe generalized depression.[] scotoma should raise a red flag that this is not papilledema.[]

  • Toxic Retinopathy

    (failure to see the dot suggests a central scotoma).[] scotomas, or bitemporal see if using examine every month if dose 15mg/kg/day (physicians desk reference).Average male dose is 1gm/day, which is 15mg/kg, and this is the therapeutic[] Discussion and report of three cases of central scotomas. Arch Ophthalmol 1966; 76: 640-645. 20. Closson RG.[]

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