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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 63  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 570-574

Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy: A review of imaging


Department of Vitreoretinal Surgery, Dean McGee Eye Institute, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma, USA

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Vinay A Shah
Department of Vitreoretinal Surgery, Dean McGee Eye Institute, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.167120

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Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) retinopathy can result in permanent vision loss. In early stages of HCQ retinopathy, patients are usually asymptomatic with preservation of visual acuity. We aspire that our review, in conjunction with the American Academy of Ophthalmology screening guidelines, shall shed light on effective screening measures utilizing multimodal imaging techniques to detect early signs of HCQ retinopathy before advanced changes manifest clinically.


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