- More common in males between the ages of 25 to 50.
- Has been associated with "Type A" personality.
- Maybe asymptomatic
- Blurred or decreased vision
- "Washed out colors"
- Central scotoma
- Micropsia (minification of objects)
- Localized shallow, round serous detachment of the neurosensory retina in the macular area
- Fluorescein angiogram demonstrates:
- Small leak from an RPE defect early in the transit phase which increases in size and intensity over the course of the study
- Rarely, characteristic "smoke-stack" hyperfluorescence
- Pooling of fluorescein dye in the subretinal space in the late phase
- Usually resolves spontaneously over a period of 1 to 6 months.
- Consider laser photocoagulation treatment for persistent and unresolving CSCR.