You are here:

Ophthalmology & Optometry/Central Serous Retinopathy(CSR)


     What is Central Serous Retinopathy(CSR)?Can it lead to RETINAL Hole problem,I am not meaning Macular Hole.
   Incidentally my brother (56 years)has suddenly got his vision impaired in right eye only without any prior symptom,OCT Test shows some thin accumulation of water in retina areas.Doctor has opined it as CSR which has no medication.THE PROBLEM GOES ON ITS OWN AFTER 3-6 MONTHS DURING WHICH REGULAR EYE CHECK UP WILL BE DONE.IF  IT DETERIORATES FFA(ANGIOGRAM)WILL BE DONE TO SEE THE LEAKAGE and processes like Laser may have to be taken up.MY QUESTION IS IF LEFT UNTREATED can it led to Retinal Hole like problem.Please opine how the vision can be restored.With thanks"

Hi Kalyan,
You can do online research but I don't think of CSR as a risk for a non-macular retinal hole. Some retinal specialists consider Avastin injections if not laser if the problem persists or is bad. Generally waiting and watching is the norm.
Thank you,
Mitch Axelrod, OD

Ophthalmology & Optometry

All Answers

Answers by Expert:

Ask Experts


Mitchell Axelrod


I'm happy to answer questions about eye exam findings and procedures, glasses and contact lens types/prescriptions/problems. I can also answer questions about general eye conditions/diseases. I do not answer questions concerning surgical techniques/procedures. Please state your age or within a small range when asking questions, as it is often important.


Optometrist 19 yrs.

Doctor of Optometry, cum laude; Residency in Ocular Disease

©2017 All rights reserved.