1. Retinal Vascular Impairment in Best Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy Assessed by Means of Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography

    Retinal Vascular Impairment in Best Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy Assessed by Means of Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography

    Purpose To evaluate vascular abnormalities at superficial (SCP), deep (DCP) capillary plexuses and choriocapillaris (CC) in patients with Best vitelliform macular dystrophy (BVMD) by means of optical coherence tomography angiography (OCT-A). Design Cross-sectional case series. Methods Sixty-six eyes of 33 patients with BVMD (sixteen males) and 33 controls were consecutively enrolled. Patients were subdivided in classic stages and underwent best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA), fundus autofluorescence and spectral domain-optical coherence tomography (Spectralis HRA+OCT; Heidelberg Engineering), and 4.5x4.5-mm Swept Source OCT-A (Triton DRI OCT; Topcon Corporation). Choroidal neovascularization (CNV) and capillary dilations were qualitatively assessed by two masked ophthalmologists ...

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