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341 Possible Causes for Progressive Loss of Vision, Retinal Detachment, Retinal Scar

  • Retinitis Pigmentosa

    Examinations revealed CNV with serous retinal detachment. She was treated with as-needed injections for 2 years; however, she experienced a recurrence.[] A 35-year-old man presented with history of painless, progressive loss of vision in the left eye for the past 7 years.[] There were 2 incidents of conjunctival erosion and 1 inferotemporal macula-on retinal detachment, which were successfully repaired, and 2 incidents of inadvertent damage to[]

  • Macular Degeneration

    These abnormal blood vessels eventually scar, leading to permanent retinal damage and loss of central vision.[] One month and 3 months after injection, she developed retinal detachments in the left and right eyes, respectively.[] Both cause progressive central vision loss with intact peripheral vision.[]

  • Retinitis

    Two patients were not treated (patients 1 and 8), one of whom (patient 8) had received an autologous transplant and was diagnosed with atrophic retinal scarring compatible[] However, the eye with the more fulminant involvement developed retinal detachment with a loss of vision.[] A loss of side vision, or tunnel vision, is also common as RP progresses.[]

  • Retinal Detachment

    The scarring that results seals the retina to the underlying tissue, helping to prevent a retinal detachment.[] Overview of retinal detachment from eMedicine Guidelines from the American Academy of Family Physicians Retinal detachment information from WebMD Retinal detachment information[] Peripheral vision is typically lost first, and vision loss spreads as the detachment progresses.[]

  • Retinopathy

    The scarring and bleeding can lead to retinal scarring or detachment from the back of the eye, resulting in vision loss. Why is retinopathy of prematurity a concern?[] CONCLUSIONS: Choroidal veins can be obliterated during retinal detachment surgery, especially when retinal breaks are posterior to the equator.[] Over time this causes photoreceptor cells to die and progressive loss of vision results.[]

  • Cytomegalovirus Retinitis

    Fibrovascular changes occurred in the CMV retinitis scar, were misdiagnosed as CMV retinitis reactivation, and were treated with anti-CMV medication.[] Three control patients with CMV retinitis but no retinal detachment were selected for each case, matched by calendar date.[] Here, we report a case of CMV retinitis in a young immunocompetent male who presented with history of progressive loss of vision in both eyes despite receiving oral and intra-vitreal[]

  • Retinal Perforation

    Similarly, in some people with retinal lesions such as lattice retinal degeneration or chorio-retinal scars, the vitreous membrane may be abnormally adherent to the retina[] […] holes as a prophylaxis against retinal detachment.[] The symptoms of retinal detachment due to retinal dialysis may be accompanied by visual field changes when the detachment progresses to the equator or by a loss of vision[]

  • Central Retinal Vein Occlusion

    scars.[] […] after complicated retinal detachment surgery.[] […] worsening, painless, monocular vision loss. 1,4 Evaluation and Treatment: Obtain visual acuity (vision often significantly reduced in the affected eye ( 20/200)). 2,3 Perform[]

  • Pars Planitis

    Yes, patients with chronic recurrent inflammation are at risk to develop retinal scarring, cataracts, peripheral retinal detachments and glaucoma.[] To review and describe bullous retinoschisis and exudative retinal detachment in patients with pars planitis.[] This may lead to blurred vision; dark, floating spots in the vision; and progressive vision loss.[]

  • Stargardt Macular Degeneration

    The abnormal vessels may also produce large scars in the retina that may cause the underlying retina to detach (retinal detachment).[] In later stages of the disease, secondary pathology such as retinal detachment or hemorrhage may occur. There is no known cure for AMD.[] Loss of photoreceptor cells leads to progressive vision loss in people with Stargardt macular degeneration.[]

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