To report the optical coherence tomography (OCT) findings in patients with optic pit maculopathy.
Twelve eyes of 12 patients with optic pit maculopathy were evaluated. Cross-sectional OCT images were correlated with findings from slit-lamp biomicroscopy and fluorescein angiography. The presence of retinoschisis and serous macular detachment was evaluated and the height of the serous detachment also measured.
Visual acuities varied between 20/400 and 20/63. The height of the serous macular detachment at the fovea was between 323 and 548 μm. OCT findings showed that ten (83.3%) patients had both retinoschisis and serous macular detachment, one (8.3%) patient had only retinoschisis and one (8.3%) patient had only serous macular detachment. None of the patients had macular hole or vitreoretinal traction.
These findings support the concept of a bilaminar structure that contains retinoschisis and serous macular detachment. Our data also showed that in some patients, the sole component of maculopathy was serous macular detachment or retinoschisis.
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Karacorlu, S.A., Karacorlu, M., Ozdemir, H. et al. Optical coherence tomography in optic pit maculopathy. Int Ophthalmol 27, 293–297 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10792-007-9070-9
- Optic pit maculopathy
- Optical coherence tomography
- Serous macular detachment