Evolving Evidence about the Role of Choriocapillaris in Pathogenesis of Uveitis
Hashim Ali Khan and Smaha Jahangir
1SEHHAT Foundation Hospital, Gilgit, Pakistan
2School of Optometry, The University of Faisalabad, Pakistan
*Corresponding Author: Hashim Ali Khan, SEHHAT Foundation Hospital, Main KKH, Danyore, Gilgit, Pakistan.
March 22, 2021; Published: May 11, 2021
Choriocapillaris and retinal pigment epithelium maintain as mutualistic metabolic relationship. Insult to either tissue affects the other in number of chorioretinal diseases. Many uveitides have their main activity around retinal pigment epithelium and surrounding tissue. Optical coherence tomography angiographic (OCTA) studies have demonstrated the involvement of choriocapillaris in acute phases and subsequent disruption and formation of irregular capillaries in multiple studies. OCTA has expanded our abilities to study choriocapillaris with greater detail. This short review summarizes the changes in choriocapillaris in choriocapillaropathies and other uveitides.
Keywords: Retinal Pigment Epithelium (RPE); Choriocapillaris (CC); Indocyanine Green Angiography (ICGA); Fundus Fluorescein Angiography (FFA) References
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