A commotio retina is a transient retinal lesion following direct ocular injury. It was first described by Berlin (1873) as whitening in the retina after a blunt trauma to the globe (Figs. 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3), usually appearing in the opposite site of the trauma (contrecoup injury).
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