Plaquenil and macular pucker

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  1. Pavantar XenForo Moderator

    Plaquenil and macular pucker


    A macular pucker is scar tissue that has formed on the eye’s macula, located in the center of the eye’s light-sensitive tissue called the retina. The macula provides the sharp, central vision we need for reading, driving, and seeing fine detail.

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    Mar 17, 2017 management when they are seeing patients who are on or about to begin Plaquenil. Plaquenil is known to show retinal toxicity which can effect the vision and it is imperative to be able to spot any changes and to contact the patient's rheumatologist to notify them about the changes. Why do people get macular pucker? Sometimes macular pucker is the result of an injury or a medical condition, such as diabetes, that affects the eye. Epiretinal membranes can sometimes form after eye surgery, including cataract surgery. The cause of most cases of macular pucker is not known. Unfortunately, it just seems to happen. Jul 08, 2019 A macular pucker is scar tissue that has formed on the eye’s macula, located in the center of the light-sensitive tissue called the retina. The macula provides the sharp, central vision we need for reading, driving, and seeing fine detail.

    Most of the eye’s interior is filled with vitreous, a gel-like substance that fills about 80 percent of the eye and helps it maintain a round shape. A macular pucker can cause blurred and distorted central vision.

    Plaquenil and macular pucker

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  6. Jul 29, 2019 While Plaquenil can cause toxicity damage to the macula, it will not cause a macular pucker. If you are on Plaquenil, it is recommended that you have your retina checked regularly by an ophthalmologist, including imaging studies, which can help find damage to the macula.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil and chloroquine cause ocular toxicity to various parts of the eye such as the cornea, ciliary body, and retina. Chloroquine can also induce cataract formation; however, no reports of hydroxychloroquine and cataract have been reported 1. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria. Jun 11, 2009 Retinopathy is a well-characterized side effect of treatment and includes cotton-wool spots, intraretinal and pre-retinal hemorrhage, and macular edema See Figure 3. A wide incidence range of 18 percent to 86 percent has been reported for interferon retinopathy. 24 Signs develop within two weeks to three months of treatment onset; patients may complain of blurred vision or be entirely.

     
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