Control of visual symptoms in two men with birdshot retinochoroidopathy using low-dose oral corticosteroid therapy.

@article{Ladas1999ControlOV,
  title={Control of visual symptoms in two men with birdshot retinochoroidopathy using low-dose oral corticosteroid therapy.},
  author={John G Ladas and A. C. Arnold and Gary Holland},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1999},
  volume={128 1},
  pages={116-8}
}
PURPOSE To describe two men with birdshot retinochoroidopathy whose severe subjective visual symptoms were controlled by long-term use of low-dose oral corticosteroid therapy. METHOD Chart review. RESULTS Vision improved subjectively in both men after initial treatment with oral prednisone (1 mg/kg/day) and remained stable while taking 5 mg daily or less of prednisone for periods of 54 and 81 months. CONCLUSION Some patients with birdshot retinochoroidopathy do well with no long-term… CONTINUE READING