Case 27
History: This 58 year-old woman was referred to the eye casualty by her optician with a diagnosis of a right superior retinal detachment. The patient was asymptomatic and the vision was 6/6 in both eyes. Fundoscopy revealed a raised dome shaped lesion in the right superotemporal peripheral retina consistent with retinoschisis. Retinoschisis is caused by splitting of the retina usually in the outer plexiform layer. Retinal detachment is an uncommon complication. The majority of cases are asymptomatic and progression to involve the macula is rare. No further appointment was made for this patient but she was advised to contact the casualty if there was any visual changes.

Doom-shaped reitnoschsis..
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