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Suprachoroidal haemorrhage following intravitreal injection
  1. Ruth K Jones,
  2. Imran J Khan,
  3. Sami Habal
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ruth K Jones, Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S10 2JF, UK; ruth.jones{at}doctors.org.uk

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Introduction

Suprachoroidal haemorrhage (SCH) describes bleeding into the suprachoroidal space, a potential space between the choroid and the sclera of the eye. Although rare and estimated to occur in 0.2%–0.9% of cataract surgery cases,1 it can result in loss of vision.

We describe a case of SCH following an intravitreal injection (IVI).

Case report

An 80-year-old man presented with a 1-day history of pain and loss of vision in his left eye following an IVI for macular degeneration. He had previously undergone retinal detachment surgery in the …

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