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Will prolonged use of hydroxychloroquine lead to retinopathy?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery

In brief: Not always, but

Using this medicine requires regular surveillance by an eye doctor to monitor for maculopathy which can cause loss of vision.
Visual field tests, autofluorescent imaging, high-resolution optical coherence tomography, multifocal electroretinopgraphy are helpful ancillary tests they may perform.

In brief: Not always, but

Using this medicine requires regular surveillance by an eye doctor to monitor for maculopathy which can cause loss of vision.
Visual field tests, autofluorescent imaging, high-resolution optical coherence tomography, multifocal electroretinopgraphy are helpful ancillary tests they may perform.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Unlikely

Its unlikely but regular examination by an opthamologist is recommended to watch for any changes.

In brief: Unlikely

Its unlikely but regular examination by an opthamologist is recommended to watch for any changes.
Dr. Betty Keller
Dr. Betty Keller
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