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Abstract

Background: Vasoproliferative tumours (VPT) of the retina are benign, uncommon tumours that occur mostly in patients with no other ocular pathology. Several treatment modalities are used to treat these tumours including cryotherapy, laser photocoagulation, anti-VEGF injection, and observation.
Case presentation: We present a case of a 40-year-old female with retinal VPT. The patient received a combination of selective laser photocoagulation of the tumour and serial intravitreal injections of ranibizumab that resulted in regression of the VPT and good visual outcome.
Conclusion: Laser photocoagulation treatment should be considered for treating primary retinal VPT as it is the most available treatment modality. Combination therapy laser photocoagulation treatment with anti-VEGF provides long-term tumour regression, which is effective for the macular oedema associated with this condition.