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263. Deep Elevation

Sanjay Sharma
Sanjay Sharma
MD, MSc (Epid), MBA
Professor of Ophthalmology, Queen's University

OCT Tip 263 was originally published on June 18th, 2023.

A patient presented with new distortion. Why?

Tip #258


Here there is significant retinal thickening in the foveal area. This is due to inner retinal fluid as well as some sub-retinal fluid. Additionally there is subretinal hyper reflective material (SHRM) and fibrosis deep to the ellipsoid zone (video).

The patient was diagnosed with choroidal neovascularization secondary to AMD.

In this tip's accompanying 8 min. video, we'll review:

  • The location of CNV
  • The types of CNV
  • Causes of CNV.
Tip #253 Analysis


In a patient with internal retinal fluid, consider the possibility of CNV.

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