Use of dorzolamide for patients with X-linked retinoschisis.

  title={Use of dorzolamide for patients with X-linked retinoschisis.},
  author={Marsha A Apushkin and Gerald Allen Fishman},
  volume={26 7},
PURPOSE To determine the value of a topical carbonic anhydrase inhibitor for the treatment of foveal lesions in patients with X-linked retinoschisis (XLRS). METHODS Eight patients with XLRS and foveal cystic-appearing spaces by fundus examination and by optical coherence tomography (OCT) were treated with a topical form of carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. Changes in "foveal thickness" and "foveal zone thickness" were measured by OCT, and changes of best-corrected visual acuity were measured by… CONTINUE READING