Acquired Diseases of the Macula

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of acquired disease affecting the macula and should be able to

  • Describe the epidemiology, causes, characteristics and management of acquired macular diseases including
    • Cystoid Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Vitreomacular Syndromes including
      • Epiretinal Membranes
      • Pseudoholes
      • Lamellar Macular Holes
      • Vitreomacular Traction  Syndrome
    • Central Serous Choroidopathy
    • Purtscher's Retinopathy
    • Terson's Syndrome

Reading Assignment: Please read Chapter 4 Acquired Diseases of the Macula in the Retina and Vitreous book in the BCSC series. We will be covering Age Related Macular Degeneration at another conference.