Steroid-induced Central Serous Retinopathy—A Case Report


  • Swathi K
  • Giddaiah DV
  • Ramesh Chandra


Long-term, high-dose corticosteroid therapy is well-known to cause systemic and ocular complications. A lesser known complication is chronic central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR). Although idiopathic central serous chorioretinopathy (CSR) is known to be mild with spontaneous recovery and minimal effects on the fi nal visual acuity, chronic CSCR as a complication of long-term steroid therapy behaves differently, and may cause irreversible visual impairment.


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