Good Hope Eye Clinic

Sickle Cell Retinopathy

David Kinshuck




  • much more likely to raise IOP
  • may need paracentesis, TPA, anterior chamber washout, and gonio-aspiration
  • can carry out the paracentesis if IOP very high on slit lamp


Goldberg classification

  • see
  • arteriolar constriction in periphery
  • arteriolar venular anastomosis at junction of perfused and none-perfuesd retina
  • vitreous haemorrhage
  • retinal detachment