3rd Edition of

International Ophthalmology Conference

March 20-22, 2025 | Madrid, Spain

IOC 2022

Kshitij Suchit Tamboli

Speaker at International  Ophthalmology Conference 2022 - Kshitij Suchit Tamboli
Tamboli Hospital, India
Title : A rare case of weding arc maculopathy


I, hereby report a rare case of welders arc maculopathy in a 22-year-old patient professional welder working for 4 years as welder came with bilateral, symmetrical decrease in the visual acuity since 1 month. Fundus revealed dull foveal reflex (OU) with subtle foveal alterations surrounded by halo.  He later revealed a history of infrequent use of protective glasses and glasses did not have filter during work. OCT is a very sensitive test to establish diagnosis, which showed ellipsoid zone disturbance as a square shaped defect, keeping the RPE & ELM intact. Patient was explained guarded visual prognosis and was advised strictly to wear protective eye gears with filters at work.


Dr Kshitij S Tamboli is a practicing Vitreoretina surgeon .Completed fellowship in Vitreoretina from Retina Institute of Karnataka , Bangalore and fellowship in Retinopathy of prematurity from L.V. Prasad Institute, Hyderabad, India. Has published and presented research work and in various national and international journals and conferences and received various awards.