A 53-year-old male underwent retinal detachment (RD) repair surgery in left eye. Postoperatively, fundus showed hydration folds [Fig. 1a], which were hypoautofluorescent on blue autofluorescence [Fig. 1b]. Spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) demonstrated outer retinal folds as hyperreflective lesions in outer retina [Fig. 1c].
Partial-thickness folds of inner and outer retina or full-thickness folds may occur after RD repair surgery. SD-OCT can be used to differentiate between them. Partial-thickness folds can improve spontaneously with time and have good visual outcome. However, full-thickness folds involving fovea need to be treated surgically.
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