A Degenerative Retinal Process in HIV-Associated Non-Infectious Retinopathy

@inproceedings{Ssik2013ADR,
  title={A Degenerative Retinal Process in HIV-Associated Non-Infectious Retinopathy},
  author={Roman S{\'a}sik and William R. Freeman and L. James Sprague and Mar{\'i}a Laura G{\'o}mez and Lingyun Cheng and Sharif Y El-Emam and Francesca Mojana and Dirk-Uwe Bartsch and Jenny Bosten and Radha Ayyagari and Gary Hardiman},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
HIV retinopathy is the most common non-infectious complication in the eyes of HIV-positive individuals. Oncotic lesions in the retinal nerve fiber layer, referred to as cotton wool spots (CWS), and intraretinal (IR) hemorrhages are frequently observed but are not unique to this pathology. HIV-positive patients have impaired color vision and contrast sensitivity, which worsens with age. Evidence of inner-retinal lesions and damage have been documented ophthalmoscopically, however their long term… CONTINUE READING
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