Optic disc pit is a rare congenital defect which appears as a circumscribed greyish depression in the lamina cribrosa. Serous macular detachment is one of the most visually debilitating complications of optic disc pit, affecting 25-75 per cent of patients. Although there is a wide variety of treatment modalities available with varying degrees of success, there is yet no consensus in the optimal management of optic disc pit-associated maculopathy. This review discusses the literature on the pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment options.
Keywords: foveoschisis; optic disc pit maculopathy; serous macular detachment.
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