Ocular Complications Associated With HIV Infection

  • Authors: Patricia Pahk, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Retinal detachment was common in patients with CMV retinitis in the pre-HAART era[FGCRT 1997]
  • Incidence has decreased in the HAART era[Jabs 1995; Jabs 2004b; Jabs 2010a]
  • Increased lesion size remains a significant risk factor for retinal detachment

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