The Ophthalmology Unit,  Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.

The Ophthalmology Department, Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.



Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment

Photo by Dr. Tan Aik Kah


A 40 year-old woman presented with a 4-week history of worsening left vision. VA was 6/6 in the right eye and hand movement in the left eye. Fundoscopy revealed left retinal detachment involving the macula and the presence of a retinal tear temporal to the macula. The retina contained rigid foldings suggesting that the detachment had been present for sometimes.


Retinal tear with rigid foldings posterior to it.


Retinal tears with rigid foldings.

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