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Do you know which eyes disease is abbreviated as MEWDS?

Posted by Amanda Dexter on May 18, 2017 9:00:00 AM
Here is our latest optometry infographic about MEWDS.
 
Multiple evanescent white dot syndrome ( MEWDS) is a rare, unilateral, self-limited disease that is characterized by the presence of multiple small white dots that typically spontaneously resolve over a period of months.
 
The disease most commonly affects females ranging from 14 to 47 years of age and is often preceded by a flu-like illness in approximately half of cases. Patients usually present with complaint of a sudden decrease in vision, as low as 20/200, a paracentral scotoma (including an enlarged blind spot) and shimmering temporal photopsias.
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