Peripheral Retina I

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  • 1. 
    Primary degenerative acquired retinoschisis arises from
    • A. 

      Coalescence of cysts of peripheral cystoid degeneration

    • B. 

      Coalescence of cysts of peripheral chorioretinal atrophy

    • C. 

      Coalescence of cysts of peripheral reticular degen

    • D. 

      Coalescence of cysts of peripheral white with/without pressure

  • 2. 
    White WITHOUT pressure is NOT associated with an INCREASED risk of retinal breaks
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    White WITH pressure is NOT associated with an INCREASED risk of retinal breaks
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What is TRUE of Chorioretinal Atrophy?(SELECT 3)
    • A. 

      Paving Stone Degeneration predisposes to retinal breaks or to RD

    • B. 

      Paving Stone Degeneration does not predispose to retinal breaks or to RD

    • C. 

      Subsequent Atrophy of the Inner retinal layers. Overlying RPE and retinal layers remain intact.

    • D. 

      Subsequent Atrophy of the overlying RPE and retinal layers. Inner retinal layers remain intact.

    • E. 

      Benign, no risk of retinal break.

    • F. 

      Leads to retinal breaks.

  • 5. 
    _______________ and peripheral drusen may be a marker of increased risk of AMD. - Completely Benign - Not associated with increased risk of retinal breaks or detachments. - Resembling a fishnet or cobweb; age related What am I?
  • 6. 
    What % of retinoschisis will contain AT LEAST 1 ‚Äč retinal break?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      30%

    • D. 

      35%

  • 7. 
    What is NOT a principle characteristic of Lattice Degeneration?
    • A. 

      Sharply demarcated retinal thinning

    • B. 

      Overlying Vitreous liquefaction

    • C. 

      Demarcation lines uncommon, but can occur at posterior margin.

    • D. 

      Vitreoretinal Adhesion to the margins of the lesion

  • 8. 
    Cystoid Degeneration, the MOST common degeneration of the PERIPHERAL retina, is present in all eyes starting at the age of:
    • A. 

      4 years old

    • B. 

      6 years old

    • C. 

      8 years old

    • D. 

      10 years old

  • 9. 
    Retinal tears associated with lattice are most likely to be in what quadrant?
    • A. 

      Superior temporal

    • B. 

      Superior nasal

    • C. 

      Inferior nasal

    • D. 

      Inferior temporal

  • 10. 
    Retinal tears usually occur at what edge
    • A. 

      Anterior

    • B. 

      Posterior

  • 11. 
    When is Prophylactic treatment NOT considered?
    • A. 

      The eye has symptomatic retinal breaks

    • B. 

      The fellow eye has had a RD

    • C. 

      There is a strong family history of RD

    • D. 

      The eye is highly myopic

    • E. 

      The eye is hyperopic

    • F. 

      Aphakic, or about to become aphakic

  • 12. 
    Of the retinal breaks, What is the most common cause of Rheg RD?
    • A. 

      Flap Retinal Tear

    • B. 

      Atrophic Hole

    • C. 

      Partial Thickness Tear

    • D. 

      Operculated Tear

    • E. 

      Retinal Dialysis

  • 13. 
    What is the correct orientation, usually, of a U or V shaped Flap Retinal tear? (SELECT 2)
    • A. 

      Apex directed anteriorly

    • B. 

      Broad base directed anteriorly

    • C. 

      Broad base directed posteriorly

    • D. 

      Apex directed posteriorly

  • 14. 
    What is true of Asymptomatic flap tears? (SELECT 2)
    • A. 

      Asymptomatic Flap Tears have a 40% chance of progressing to RRD if a localized RD is present

    • B. 

      Asymptomatic Flap Tears have a 10% chance of progressing to RRD if a localized RD is present

    • C. 

      Asymptomatic Flap Tears have a 40% chance of progressing to RRD if a localized RD is NOT present

    • D. 

      Asymptomatic Flap Tears have a 10% chance of progressing to RRD if a localized RD is NOT present

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