University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: Raimondo Forte, MD and Giuseppe de Crecchio, MD, University Federico II

Category: Retina

Cystoid Macular Edema (CME), Hyaloid traction

Cystoid Macular Edema (CME), Hyaloid traction

56-year-old female presenting best corrected visual acuity of 20/40 OD. En face optical coherence tomography (OCT/SLO, OTI, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) (a) cross-sectional B-scan shows the posterior hyaloid exerting traction on the fovea, thus determining cystoid macular edema. (b) The intraretinal cysts are clearly detectable on the red-free image of the fundus (left) and on the coronal OCT scan (right).

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last updated: 02-08-2008
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