Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

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Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

Central serous chorioretinopathy is a disease that causes fluid to build up under the retina, the back part of the inner eye that sends sight information to the brain. The fluid leaks from the choroid (the blood vessel layer under the retina). The cause of this condition is unknown but stress can be a risk factor. Signs and symptoms include dim and blurred blind spot in the center of vision, distortion of straight lines and seeing objects as smaller or farther away. Many cases of central serous chorioretinopathy improve without treatment after 1-2 months. Laser treatment may be an option for other individuals.
 

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Central Serous Chorioretinopathy" returned 228 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Change in choroidal vascularity in acute central serous chorioretinopathy.
 

Author(s): Mohammed Abdul Rasheed, Abhilash Goud, Ashik Mohamed, Kiran Kumar Vupparaboina, Jay Chhablani

Journal: Indian J Ophthalmol. 2018 04;66(4):530-534.

 

This study aims to compare the effect of laser photocoagulation or observation on choroidal vascularity in acute central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Torpedo maculopathy with multifocal central serous chorioretinopathy: A rare case report.
 

Author(s): Pradeep Kumar Panigrahi, Anita Minj, Jasmita Satapathy

Journal: Indian J Ophthalmol. 2018 Feb;66(2):330-331.

 

We present a very rare case of torpedo maculopathy (TM) with multifocal central serous chorioretinopathy. A 26-year-old male presented with painless loss of vision in the right eye of 2 months duration. Clinical examination showed a torpedo-shaped lesion temporal to fovea and subretinal ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Subthreshold 577 nm micropulse laser treatment for central serous chorioretinopathy.
 

Author(s): Ichiro Maruko, Hideki Koizumi, Taiji Hasegawa, Hisaya Arakawa, Tomohiro Iida

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To compare the efficacy of the subthreshold micropulse laser (SML) to conventional laser (CL) in treating focal leakages of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) in the eyes with central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Central Serous Chorioretinopathy" returned 14 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Interventions for central serous chorioretinopathy: a network meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Mahsa Salehi, Adam S Wenick, Hua Andrew Law, Jennifer R Evans, Peter Gehlbach

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Central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) is characterized by serous detachment of the neural retina with dysfunction of the choroid and retinal pigment epithelium (RPE). The effects on the retina are usually self limited, although some people are left with irreversible vision loss due ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Central Serous Chorioretinopathy Treatments: A Mini Review.
 

Author(s): Pierluigi Iacono, Maurizio Battaglia Parodi, Bruno Falcomatà, Francesco Bandello

Journal: Ophthalmic Res.. 2015 ;55(2):76-83.

 

Central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) is a retinal disorder that primarily affects young (20- to 50-year-old) white men, although it is seen occasionally in older patients and females. CSC is characterized by avascular focal leakage through the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE), resulting ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Photodynamic therapy and anti-vascular endothelial growth factor for acute central serous chorioretinopathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): H Q Lu, E Q Wang, T Zhang, Y X Chen

Journal: Eye (Lond). 2016 Jan;30(1):15-22.

 

This systematic review aims to update current evidence on the efficacy and safety of photodynamic therapy (PDT) and anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) injections for acute central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC). A comprehensive literature search was conducted in PubMed, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Brinzolamide for the Treatment of Chronic Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

 

Last Updated: 29 May 2018

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Photodynamic Therapy Versus Eplerenone: Treatment Trial for Chronic Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

 

Last Updated: 8 Mar 2018

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Multimodal Imaging in Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

 

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2017

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