Archivos de la Sociedad Española de Oftalmología
versión impresa ISSN 0365-6691
DORRONZORO, E. et al. Myopia and retinal striae induced by topiramate. Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol [online]. 2011, vol.86, n.1, pp.24-26. ISSN 0365-6691.
Clinical case: A 23-year-old woman who was seen due to decreasing far visual acuity 24hours after starting treatment with topiramate. In the cycloplegic refraction, RE showed -4.25 and LE -4.50. Retinal striae could be seen in the macula of both eyes. The alterations ceased 48hours after the drug treatment was interrupted. Discussion: Drug induced acute myopia is an infrequent phenomenon, the aetiology of which is still not fully known.
Palabras clave : Topiramate; Retinal striae; Acute myopia.