radiation maculopathy

radiation maculopathy

Damage to the macula of the eye due to irradiation. It may occur after radiotherapy for ocular melanoma.
See also: maculopathy
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(20) reported vision loss due to radiation maculopathy 3 years after surgery.
KEY WORDS: Nasopharyngeal carcinoma, Radiation maculopathy, Radiation retinopathy, Radiotherapy.
Classification and treatment of radiation maculopathy. Curr Opin Ophthalmol.
Murray, "Early SD-OCT diagnosis followed by prompt treatment of radiation maculopathy using intravitreal bevacizumab maintains functional visual acuity," Clinical Ophthalmology, vol.
(24) Complications include iris neovascularisation, (21) posterior subcapsular cataract, radiation maculopathy and papillopathy (Figure 9).
FFA is also used in the detection and follow-up of complications arising after brachytherapy such as radiation retinopathy and radiation maculopathy.
(126) The first sign may be a decrease in visual acuity due to subclinical macular edema, and in fact the detection of macular edema on OCT is an indicator that radiation maculopathy may develop an average of 5 months later.