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Foveal avascular zone in oculocutaneous albinism
  1. Hana A Mansour1,
  2. Sami Uwaydat2,
  3. Muhamad H Yunis3 and
  4. Ahmad M Mansour4,5
  1. 1Ophthalmology, American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon
  2. 2Department of Ophthalmology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
  3. 3Department of Ophthalmology, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
  4. 4Ophthalmology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
  5. 5Ophthalmology, Rafik Hariri University Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
  1. Correspondence to Professor Ahmad M Mansour; ammansourmd{at}


Optical coherence tomography angiography imaging in two patients with oculocutaneous albinism, one with severe nystagmus, showed persistence of both the superficial and the deep retinal capillary plexus adding another vascular feature to the foveal hypoplasia.

  • macula
  • retina

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  • Contributors HAM, SU, MHY and AMM all supplied patient data, wrote part of the manuscript and approved the final version.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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