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Macular Edema (Cystoid)
Friday, 03 April 2009 00:53

 

What is Macular Edema (Cystoid)?  What is the treatment for Macular Edema (Cystoid)?

 

Macular edema is a retinal condition that involves the swelling of the macula, center of one’s vision. When the macula swells one’s vision will become distorted and blurry. There are multiple causes of macular edema. These include: diabetic retinopathy, uveitis, retinal vein occlusions, trauma, medications and retinitis pigmentosa. However, the most common cause for macular edema is after cataract surgery. Macular edema can often resolve on its own however, it is commonly treatment with topical or oral medications to ensure early resolution.

 

 

Treatment

 

Monitoring

Topical medication, steroids, NSAIDS prescribed by eye doctor

Oral medication prescribe by eye doctor

Treat underlining cause (example, treat the diabetes)

Laser surgery on retina

 

Last Updated on Monday, 14 January 2013 00:06
 

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