Central Serous Retinopathy 

Retina Specialist in Abu Dhabi - Dr Madhava Rao

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What is central serous retinopathy (chorioretinopathy)?

Central serous retinopathy, also termed central serous chorioretinopathy or CSR eye, is a medical disorder in which fluid accumulates behind the retina of your eye.   

The fluid can cause the retina to detach, resulting in visual issues or loss. The retina is a layer of tissue behind each eye. It detects light and converts it into visuals that your brain can recognize.  

Who is prone to get a CSR eye?

Central serous retinopathy can affect anyone; however, it is more common in:  

Causes of Central Serous Retinopathy

Central serous retinopathy (CSR) is a condition that affects the retina, leading to visual disturbances. The exact causes of CSR are not understood, but certain factors have been identified to contribute to its development:  

These medications can be administered in different forms, including:  

Other Risk Factors:  

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Symptoms of Central Serous Retinopathy

CSR can manifest in one or both eyes, and the severity of symptoms can vary. Some individuals may experience significant visual impairment, while others may not notice any symptoms. Key symptoms include:  

Note: Not all individuals with CSR will experience noticeable symptoms, and the condition can be present without any apparent visual impairment.  

Diagnosing chorioretinopathy

If your vision changes, consulting an ophthalmologist for a timely diagnosis opens avenues for possible treatments. They will evaluate your symptoms and may arrange specific retina tests:  

Central serous retinopathy treatment in Abu Dhabi

Central serous retinopathy (CSR), often self-resolving within a few months, leads to a “watch and wait” management strategy. Healthcare providers may monitor the condition, advising patients to avoid certain medications and reduce stress to facilitate healing.  

If improvement isn’t seen, treatment options include:  

How does Retinal laser treatment in Abu Dhabi help?

Retinal laser treatment in Abu Dhabi offers a promising solution for individuals suffering from Central Serous Retinopathy (CSR), leveraging advanced laser technology to precisely target and seal leaks in the retina.  

This method significantly aids in reducing the accumulation of fluid beneath the retina, thus facilitating a quicker recovery and minimizing the risk of recurrence.   

Book an appointment with Dr. Rao - a retina specialist in Abu Dhabi

Dr. Madhava Rao, a distinguished retina specialist in Abu Dhabi, provides top-tier care for those searching for expert guidance and treatment.   

Dr. Madhava’s profound knowledge and specialized approach to treating retinal conditions make him a trusted choice for managing CSR effectively.  

To safeguard your vision and explore treatment options for CSR, book an appointment with Burjeel eye doctor Dr. Madhava Rao. 

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