A case of vision loss in a patient with angioid streaks and pseudoxanthoma elasticum is described. Discussion includes the natural course and clinical appearance of the disease, the role of trauma, and recommended optometric management.
Presented before the Section on Ocular Disease at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Optometry, Birmingham, Alabama, December 12, 1977. Received February 7, 1978.
* Optometrist, Member of Faculty, F.A.A.O.
Lyman C. Norden
School of Optometry /The Medical Center
University of Alabama in Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama 35294
© 1978 American Academy of Optometry