Photodynamic therapy: a treatment option in choroidal neovascularisation secondary to punctate inner choroidopathy

S. Chatterjee, J.M. Gibson

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Abstract

Punctate inner choroidopathy is an idiopathic inflammatory ocular disorder characteristically seen in young myopic women. Visual prognosis is generally good but sight threatening choroidal neovascularisation may develop in up to 40% patients.1 We discuss verteporfin photodynamic therapy in subfoveal choroidal neovascularisation secondary to punctate inner choroidopathy that failed to respond to oral corticosteroids and had poor results with submacular surgery in the contralateral eye.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)925-927
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume87
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2003

Keywords

  • adult
  • choroid diseases
  • choroidal neovascularization
  • female
  • fluorescein angiography
  • humans
  • photochemotherapy

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