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ISSN: 2644-1209

Trends in Ophthalmology: Open Access Journal

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Traumatic Chorioretinal Rupture: Diagnosis and Treatment Alternatives

Volume 2 - Issue 1

Ayse Gul Kocak Altintas*

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    • Ankara Ulucanlar Eye Education and Research Hospital, Turkey

    *Corresponding author: Ayse Gul Kocak Altintas, Ankara Ulucanlar Eye Education and Research Hospital, Turkey

Received: November 08, 2018;   Published: November 16, 2018

DOI: 10.32474/TOOAJ.2018.02.000127

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Abstract

Traumatic choroidal rupture is a serious complication of blunt ocular trauma with a poor visual prognosis. Patient should be monitored closely for the development of choroidal neovascularization. Early diagnosis and prompt treatment are important for prevention of severe visual deterioration. Even there is no consensus in the literature on which treatment choice offers the best anatomic and functional results intra vitreal Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor injection gives better visual outcomes.

Keywords: Traumatic choroidal rupture; Choroidal neovascularization; Fluorescein angiography; Fundus autofluorescence; Optical coherence tomography; Anti- VGF; Recombinant tissue plasminogen

Abbreviations: RPE: Retinal Pigment Epithelium; CNV: Choroidal Neovascularization; VA: Visual Acuity; FA: Fluorescein Angiography; FAF: Fundus Autofluorescence; OCT: Optical Coherence Tomography; OCT-A: Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography; IV: İntravitreal; Anti- VGF: Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor İnjection; r-TPA: Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator

Abstract| Introduction| Patho-Physiology of Choroidal Ruptures| Diagnostic Techniques| Treatment Methods| Conclusion| References|

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