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    Central serous chorioretinopathy

    A fact sheet on CSCR symptoms, diagnosis and management.

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    Central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR) is a condition where fluid leaks under the retina, leading to reduced or distorted vision.

    CSCR usually affects young to middle-aged adults. It’s more common in men than women. And it can affect one or both of your eyes.

    In most cases, central serous chorioretinopathy spontaneously resolves within one to four months. However recurrences are common. Up to half of patients will experience CSCR again within a year of the first episode.

    This fact sheet describes the symptoms and causes of central serous chorioretinopathy. It discusses possible treatment options and possible complications arising from CSCR.

    The fact sheet is available to view online or download.

    If you have been diagnosed with CSCR, it is important to monitor your vision regularly using an Amsler grid, available free from MDFA.