Select Crystalline Retinopathies2


  • Tamoxifen
  • Canthaxanthine
  • Talc
  • Bietti
  • Cystinosis
  • Oxalosis
  • Calcified Drusen


  • Yellow central clustered intra-retinal crystals
  • Golden intra-retinal crystals encircling the fovea
  • Yellow or white opaque deposits within perifoveal vessel
  • Refractile yelllowish crystals associated with RPE atrophy in posterior pole
  • Diffuse mottling of RPE with glistening retractile deposits in posterior pole
  • Refractile crystals beneath the retina associated with RPE atrophy or scarring
  • Refractile deposits most often beneath the RPE