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Dec 2011

Photoreceptor Restoration in Unilateral Acute Idiopathic Maculopathy on Adaptive Optics Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscopy

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.

Arch Ophthalmol. 2011;129(12):1633-1635. doi:10.1001/archophthalmol.2011.345

Unilateral acute idiopathic maculopathy (UAIM) is characterized by sudden unilateral vision loss following flulike illness.1,2 Reduced vision is caused by exudative retinal detachment overlying a thickening of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE). Spontaneous resolution of exudative changes may occur within a few weeks, with favorable visual acuity.

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