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A 29-year-old man with a 3-month history of blurred vision and micropsia in the left eye
Digital Journal of Ophthalmology 2008
Volume 14, Number 17
September 5, 2008
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Anupma Kumar | St. Paul's Eye Unit, Liverpool
Edward Doyle | Cheltenham General Hospital
The patient was treated with focal laser adjacent and temporal to the left optic disc followed by intravitreal injection of 0.4 ml of 100% perfluoropropane gas and face down posturing for one week. On follow-up at 3 months, he reported resolution of his symptoms, and his visual acuity improved to 6/9 (20/30), which remained stable at six months. OCT at six months post treatment showed that the outer layer detachment was absent with central 1 mm mean thickness of 479 microns. The schisis-like separation of the retinal layers, however, was still present (Figure 4).
Figure 4
Linear horizontal OCT scan through the macula 6 months after treatment.