Choroidal hemangioma treated with photodynamic therapy using verteporfin.

  title={Choroidal hemangioma treated with photodynamic therapy using verteporfin.},
  author={Steven A Madreperla},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={119 11},
OBJECTIVE To describe a new treatment for vision loss caused by subretinal fluid associated with circumscribed choroidal hemangioma. METHODS Three patients were treated with photodynamic therapy using verteporfin for injection (Visudyne; QLT Phototherapeutics Inc, Vancouver, British Columbia). All patients had pretreatment and posttreatment fluorescein angiography and ultrasonography. Treatment parameters used were verteporfin, 6 mg/m(2), and laser light at 689 nm delivered at 50 J/cm(2) with… CONTINUE READING


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