It is an injury to the outer layers of the retina incidental to blunt trauma on the eyeball. It is marked by reduced visual acuity in the affected eye for several hours, and the condition may clear in three to four weeks. However, in some cases, visual recovery can be limited by associated complications such as macular hole formation, macular pigment epitheliopathy, or choroidal rupture.

Also Known As

  • Berlin's Edema