Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 4

The Pit Stuff: Surgical Management of Optic Disc Pit Maculopathy with Autologous Free ILM Flap

Anju Gupta, Shams Tabrez and Dhaivat Shah*

Head of department of Vitreoretina , Choithram Netralaya, Indore, India

*Corresponding Author: Dhaivat Shah, Head of department of Vitreoretina , Choithram Netralaya, Indore, India.

Received: February 28, 2022; Published: March 17, 2022


Optic disc pit (ODP) is a rare congenital abnormality described under congenital cavitary anomalies of the optic disc which may be accompanied by serous macular detachment with the development of schisis leading to gradual loss of vision. Several invasive and non-invasive methods have been identified in literature with several different modifications including laser photocoagulation, intravitreal gas injection and pars plana vitrectomy with internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling. The report describes a 42 year old man with a unilateral optic disc pit consistent with serous macular detachment in the left eye which was successfully treated with vitrectomy, ILM peeling and stuffing the autologous free flap into the pit.

Keywords: Congenital Anomaly; Maculopathy; Optic Disc Pit; ILM Peeling; Autologous Free ILM Flap


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Citation: Dhaivat Shah., et al. “The Pit Stuff: Surgical Management of Optic Disc Pit Maculopathy with Autologous Free ILM Flap".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 5.4 (2022): 44-46.


Copyright: © 2022 Dhaivat Shah., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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