Pediatric Ophthalmology


Treatment ● No treatment available to improve the vi sion in MGDA ● Correction of refractive errors ● Treatment for amblyopia if associated

● RD is usually addressed with pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) and long-standing gas tamponade. Prognosis ● Vision is usually stable unless RD occurs.

FIGURE 8-2. Morning glory disc. Morning glory disc anomaly showing an enlarged excavation, abnormal ret inal vascular pattern, annular pigmentation surrounding the nerve head, and central glial tuft and peripapillary changes. (Courtesy of Alex V. Levin, MD, MHSc, Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.)

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