Fig. 32.1

Several choroidal ruptures and superficial hemorrhages in the left fundus of a young male who was punched in the left eye during a football match. Vision was markedly reduced.

Fig. 32.2

A large choroidal rupture of the teft fundus after a head injury in a car accident. Optic atrophy was present and vision was severely reduced.

the fovea, possible involvement of the optic nerve or other traumatic effects. Patients at risk of CNV or other complications may be provided with an Amsler (grid) chart for home use to setfassess the vision in each eye for

distortion. The patient may be reviewed every 3 months in the first year, but encouraged to attend immediately if signs of reduced vision or distortion are noted. Annual review thereafter may be adequate.

Choroidal rupture