Bilateral Hypertensive Retinopathy Complicated with Retinal Neovascularization: Panretinal Photocoagulation or Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Treatment?

@inproceedings{Georgiadis2014BilateralHR,
  title={Bilateral Hypertensive Retinopathy Complicated with Retinal Neovascularization: Panretinal Photocoagulation or Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Treatment?},
  author={Odysseas Georgiadis and Stamatina A. Kabanarou and Georgios Batsos and Elias Feretis and Tina Xirou},
  booktitle={Case reports in ophthalmology},
  year={2014}
}
PURPOSE To present the case of a patient with bilateral hypertensive retinopathy complicated with retinal neovascularization who received anti-VEGF intravitreal injection in one eye and panretinal photocoagulation (PRP) in the fellow eye. METHODS A 33-year-old male patient presented with gradual visual loss in both eyes for the last 5 months. At that time, he was examined by an ophthalmologist and occlusive retinopathy due to malignant systematic hypertension was diagnosed. He was put on… CONTINUE READING