Pathophysiology and management of subretinal hemorrhage.

  title={Pathophysiology and management of subretinal hemorrhage.},
  author={Michael A Hochman and Christopher Seery and Marco Attilio Zarbin},
  journal={Survey of ophthalmology},
  volume={42 3},
Subretinal hemorrhage can arise from the retinal and/or choroidal circulation. Significant subretinal hemorrhage occurs in several conditions, but most commonly is associated with age-related macular degeneration, presumed ocular histoplasmosis, high myopia, retinal arterial macroaneurysm, and trauma. Released toxins, outer retinal shear forces, and a diffusion barrier created by subretinal hemorrhage all contribute to photoreceptor damage and visual loss. The use of tissue plasminogen… CONTINUE READING
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