TYPE-3 NV (RAP)-February 2023

Thanks to everyone who showed interest in the section of question of the month and answered the question. In this month’s question, tell the diagnosis by looking OCT and OCTA images was desired.

The answer to the question is ‘TYPE-3 NV (RAP)’. The result of the lottery among those who answered the question correctly, the winner of this month’s book prize is Süleyman Murat Şahin, MDCongratulations to him. 

RAP is a neovascularization that starts at the retina and progresses posteriorly into sub retinal space; eventually the neovascularization reaches the choroidal circulation and forms retinal-choroidal anastomoses.

OCT is useful in the initial stage of RAP to image the vessels and the cystic spaces within the retina. As the disease progresses and a serous or vascularized PED occurs. 

Süleyman Murat Şahin, MD

Etlik City Hospital, Ankara

Dr Süleyman Murat Şahin is graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Medicine in 2019. He is continuing his residency in Ophthalmology at the Etlik City Hospital. He is interested in retina.



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