Article Text

PDF
Valsalva retinopathy
  1. Anindyt Nagar1,
  2. Narendra Dhingra2
  1. 1Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
  2. 2Eye Centre, Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield, UK
  1. Correspondence to Narendra Dhingra, Eye Centre, Pinderfields Hospital, Aberford Road, Wakefield WF12DG, UK; narendra.dhingra{at}midyorks.nhs.uk

Statistics from Altmetric.com

Introduction

Subhyaloid haemorrhage (SHH) defined as collection of blood between the posterior hyaloid (vitreous) and retina occurs with many conditions including valsalva retinopathy. Valsalva retinopathy is caused by valsalva manoeuvres causing sudden increase in intraocular venous pressure and intraocular bleeding. It resolves spontaneously1 and laser is rarely needed.2 This case describes the clinical features and treatment of this entity for non-ophthalmologists.

Case history

A 43-year-old female, with no …

View Full Text

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.