Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 5

Optic Disc Pit Treated with Human Amniotic Membrane: Is it a Lasting Solution?

Agostino Salvatore Vaiano, Antonio Greco and Andrea Greco*

Institute of Ophthalmology, Santa Croce e Carle Hospital, Cuneo, Italys

*Corresponding Author: Andrea Greco, Institute of Ophthalmology, Santa Croce e Carle Hospital, Cuneo, Italy.

Received: April 20, 2022; Published: April 29, 2022


Purpose: To analyze long term results of a novel surgical technique implicating the use of a human amniotic membrane patch (hAM) to settle a serous macular detachment in an optic nerve head pit.

Methods: We describe a case a 42 years old male affected by macular serous detachment associated with optic disk pit (OPD) treated with vitrectomy and intravitreal apposition of Human Amniotic Membrane

Results: Postoperative period recorded no complications; CDVA improved from 1.5 to 0.5 logMAR and OCT scan shows reduced serous macular detachment in the first year, unfortunately at 18 months an unexpected relapse occurred.

Conclusion: Considering the follow up, our case could open a debate for the long term effects of HAM apposition. Further case and additional techniques, or even a clinical trial may be necessary to additionally prove the full efficacy of this technique.

Keywords: Optic Disc Pit Treatment; Amniotic Membrane; Optic Disc Pit Maculopathy; Vitrectomy


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Citation: Andrea Greco., et al. “Optic Disc Pit Treated with Human Amniotic Membrane: Is it a Lasting Solution?".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 5.5 (2022): 71-73.


Copyright: © 2022 Andrea Greco., 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.


Acceptance rate35%
Acceptance to publication20-30 days
ISI- IF1.042
JCR- IF0.24

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