Hard, lipid exudates that enter the outer plexiform layer to settle in Henle’s fiber layer in a star-like pattern, and are seen on optical coherence tomography as an orange fleck. It is marked by progressive deterioration of the central visual field (in weeks) and will resolve as soon as the underlying pathology has been treated. It may be caused by papilledema, hypertensive retinopathy, and neuroretinitis.