Autoimmune Retinopathy – Corrected Proof

Purpose: To provide a detailed review of current clinical guidelines for the diagnosis, work-up and treatment of autoimmune retinopathy and to preview briefly possible future therapies.Design: Perspective based on literature review and clinical expertise.Methods: Interpretation of current literature, relying on the authors' clinical experience.Results: Autoimmune retinopathy is a rare immunologic disease characterized by the presence of circulating antiretinal antibodies along with electroretinographic and visual field abnormalities. An ophthalmic examination can be normal or show minimal findings. The diagnosis of autoimmune retinopathy is made difficult by diagnostic criteria that are both limited and nonstandardized. Currently, the diagnosis is made based on (Read more...)

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