Update on Management of Coats’ Disease

  • Janelle Fassbender Adeniran
  • Oluwasayo Akinyosoye
  • Aparna RamasubramanianEmail author
Part of the Current Practices in Ophthalmology book series (CUPROP)


Coats’ disease is an exudative vasculopathy that usually develops in children. The conventional treatment is laser photocoagulation and cryotherapy. Use of anti-VEGF agents is controversial and future studies are required to determine its role in the management of exudation and edema from Coats’ disease.


Coats’ disease Leukocoria Retinal detachment Exudation Retinoblastoma 


Conflict of Interest


Funding Sources

This work was supported in part by an unrestricted institutional grant from Research to Prevent Blindness, NY, NY.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Janelle Fassbender Adeniran
    • 1
  • Oluwasayo Akinyosoye
    • 1
  • Aparna Ramasubramanian
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology and Visual SciencesUniversity of LouisvilleLouisvilleUSA

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