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I was just diagnosed with central serous chorioretinopathy

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I was just diagnosed with central serous chorioretinopathy my vision is blurry in the right eye for small print and darker also, what are the chances it will have a lasting effect for me? Can it happen from injury I am a type a personality so I am concerned with this diagnosis, I have a follow upin2 1/2 weeks, I hear treatment is not the greatest outcome. Help! Will I have messed up eye sight.i am a nurse and rely on my eyesight.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. A.S. Desai replied 8 months ago.

Dr. A.S. Desai :

Hello, Thank you for the question.I am Dr.A.S.Desai and I look forward to assisting you .

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CSR can occur in those with type A personality

Dr. A.S. Desai :

It affects those with stressful life.

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Most of the cases are self limiting and heal spontaneously.

Dr. A.S. Desai :

Treatment does not assure a speedy recovery.

Dr. A.S. Desai :

However a flourescein angiography can show the exact site of leakage in the retina. If the leak is much further away from the centre of the retina , then laser can be given to seal it. Since spontaneous recovery is seen in most cases, treatment is not considered usually.

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In most cases visual recovery is good except in those with central leak.

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Customer: Will the lack of light sensitive resolve what percent recover for all of this if you needed to say and thank you so much,
Dr. A.S. Desai :

I would say about 80 to 90 % patients get a fairly good visual recovery.

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The best option for you would be to take less stress, give some time for spontaneous recovery.

Customer: how long is recovery timing enteral.
Customer: generag recovery time
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It can vary from 3 weeks to 6 months.

Customer: thank you and please pray for me
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I will definitely pray for a speedy recovery for you.

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.

is having a central leak rare ? and would a person know this themselves without a doctor doing an angiogram to the eye? Do central leaks occour what percentage of time, will they heal also or will vision always be messed up?

Expert:  Dr. A.S. Desai replied 8 months ago.
Hello David,

Central leak is quite a common presentation of CSR. In majority of the cases they heal well . This can only be detected by an ophthalmologist after fluorescein angiography.

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