To present a case of leaky choroidal nevus that responded favorably to treatment with focal laser photocoagulation, shown by spectral domain optical coherence tomography, fundus autofluorescence, and fundus photography.
Descriptive case report of a 40-year-old male patient with decreased visual acuity because of subretinal fluid associated with a choroidal nevus, which was treated with focal laser photocoagulation.
Treatment with focal laser photocoagulation to the surface of the choroidal nevus resulted in the resolution of subretinal fluid by 6 weeks. The therapeutic effect remained after 1 year of follow-up with continued improvement in vision and with no growth of the lesion.
Laser photocoagulation can be an effective treatment for symptomatic subretinal fluid associated with a choroidal nevus. Spectral domain optical coherence tomography, fundus autofluorescence, and fundus photography can be helpful in monitoring the treatment response.