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BRIEF REPORTS
Year : 2005  |  Volume : 53  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 61-63

RPE Atrophy following Photodynamic Therapy in Type 2A Idiopathic Parafoveal Telangiectasis


Medical and Vision Research Foundations, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India

Correspondence Address:
Mahesh P Shanmugam
Sankara Nethralaya, 18,College Road, Chennai - 600 006,Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.15289

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We report a case of Type 2A idiopathic parafoveal telangiectasis treated by Photodynamic Therapy (PDT), resulting in retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) atrophy corresponding to the size of the laser spot used. This raises a doubt regarding the safety of photodynamic therapy in CNVM secondary to type 2A parafoveal telangiectasis.


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