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Synonyms for choroid

a highly vascular membrane in the eye between the retina and the sclera

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a) Macular scarring secondary to choroidal neovascularisation
The objective of this study is to look for presence of any Histopathological risk factors like, iris invasion, choroidal invasion, trans-scleral migration and optic nerve involvement etc.
Retinal and choroidal images were obtained using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (OCT).
On fluorescein angiography, large choroidal vessels were easily observed beneath these affected regions due to loss of the pigment epithelium and choriocapillaris (Figure 1C, D).
The mass was provisionally diagnosed as a choroidal secondary lesion, as it did not appear to be a choroidal melanoma.
Ocular melanoma, also known as uveal or choroidal melanoma, develops in the uvea, or uveal tract, of the eye, and is a rare and aggressive eye cancer.
Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) is a macular disease affecting the elderly that is more prevalent among Asians as compared with Caucasians and has been found to account for 25% to 50% of cases of presumed neovascular age-related macular degeneration in Asian patients.
With the current FDA-approved therapy, people with myopic choroidal neovascularization achieve only temporary stabilization of vision, while mCNV patients treated with Lucentis in the RADIANCE study experienced significant improvement of their vision," said Sandra Horning, M.
studied subfoveal choroidal thickness (SFCT) in healthy subjects and measured SFCT every 3 hours over a 24-hour period [4].
The two major sources of blood supply to the mammalian retina are the retinal and the choroidal blood vessels [2].
Bayer HealthCare has received European approval for EYLEA (aflibercept) Injection for the treatment of visual impairment due to myopic choroidal neovascularization (myopic CNV), an eye disease associated with high degrees of myopia (near-sightedness) and frequently affects people of working age.
USPRwire, Fri Sep 18 2015] GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2015" provides an overview of Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy clinical trials scenario.
Greater understanding of the choroidal structure may contribute to the diagnosis and management of several eye disorders.
To investigate the cause Optical Coherence Tomography/Fluorescein angiography (OCT/FFA) was ordered which exhibited the classical signs of choroidal neo-vascularization.
The ocular circulation consists of the choroidal and retinal vasculature, adequate blood flow to which is essential for the maintenance of visual functions.