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fluid behind the retina
I have been diagnosed with central cirrus about 3 yrs ago.  Two months ago my vision in the left eye (the better eye) deteriorated when looking at the amsler grid.  I also have a blur in the center of view in that eye.  The specialist took many pictures and determined that there is a fluid build up behind the retina.  The treatment was to wait 6 weeks and have a follow up visit.  The condition may have improved a very very small amount.  Considering this, what should I expect as the next step in the treatment?  Thanks in advance.
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1573381 tn?1296151159
If it's CSR, it should hopefully continue to improve.  If not, you may need a laser.  Important to make sure that is what the diagnosis is though.

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Yes CSR was the second diagnosis after AMD.  Is it possible that the original diagnosis of AMD was correct?  I sought out a second opinion once the original MD wanted to put a needle in my eye.  OUCH!
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Just had my follow up visit.  Confirmed chronic CSR not AMD.  No changes in the recent pictures, the pattern seen is to wide and vague for laser (says I am a difficult case) so treatment options are injections if no further improvement in 8 weeks.  

Do the injections prove worthwhile or is it better to wait for the healing on it's own?  Is there something else I can do to help improve the condition?

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1573381 tn?1296151159
Injections are not likely to help but may be worth a shot as a last ditched effort if it doesn't get better on its own.  You may want to get a third opinion from a university based retina specialist given you are considered a "unique" case.

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