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3 2013, 19(1): 52-62 Back to browse issues page
Cystoid Macular Edema
S Karimi MD , MH Dehghan MD
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
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Cystoid macular edema (CME) is a painless disease with different etiologies, which manifests as multiple cyst like (cystoid) spaces in the macula. CME is a common cause of vision loss following cataract surgery. Some risk factors for post-cataract surgery CME include intraoperative complications specially incarceration of vitreous in the surgical wound, history of diabetes, uveitis and postoperative inflammation and infection. Clinical examination, fluorescein angiography and OCT are beneficial in the diagnosis of this disease. Since, it is a self-limiting disease, no standard therapy has been developed despite topical NSAIDs, periocular and intravitreal steroid injection and oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitors are used in chronic cases.

Keywords: Cystoid Macular Edema, Cataract Extraction Surgery
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Ophthalmology
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Karimi S, Dehghan M. Cystoid Macular Edema. 3. 2013; 19 (1) :52-62
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مجله چشم‌پزشکی بینا Bina Journal of Ophthalmology
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