Asymmetric canthaxanthin retinopathy.

@article{Chang1995AsymmetricCR,
  title={Asymmetric canthaxanthin retinopathy.},
  author={Tom T. S. Chang and William Aylward and John G. Clarkson and J. Donald M. Gass},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1995},
  volume={119 6},
  pages={
          801-2
        }
}
  • Tom T. S. Chang, William Aylward, +1 author J. Donald M. Gass
  • Published in
    American journal of…
    1995
  • Medicine
  • PURPOSE/METHODS We studied a case of crystalline retinopathy occurring after prolonged use of oral canthaxanthin. The patient was followed up for 38 months during which time she sustained a branch retinal vein occlusion in her left eye. RESULTS/CONCLUSIONS An asymmetric appearance to the crystalline deposition was noted with increased sedimentation seen in the left eye. Vascular alterations after a branch retinal vein occlusion may lead to local stasis that may exacerbate the development of… CONTINUE READING

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