Eales’ Disease

DOI: 10.1007/978-1-59745-047-8_8


Eales’ disease was first described by Henry Eales in 1880 (1). The patient presents with retinal perivasculitis predominantly affecting the peripheral retina (inflammatory stage), then
sclerosis of retinal veins indicating retinal ischemia (ischemic stage), and finally retinal or optic disk neovascularization,
recurrent vitreous hemorrhage with or without retinal detachment (proliferative stage) (2–4).

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