There is no known effective treatment for the disease. Laser photocoagulation, which effectively burns the leaking area shut, is sometimes suggested. In many cases the leak is very near the central macula, where photocoagulation would leave a blind spot. Additionally, a better long term outcome has not been demonstrated with photocoagulation. More often than not the condition goes untreated because the break in the retinal pigment epithelium will seal on it’s own and the fluid will subside over time.

Any ongoing corticosteroid treatments should be stopped. Additionally, a new anti-microbial treatment will likely be recommended soon in light of recent findings regarding Helicobacter pylori.CSR sufferers usually find their own ways to manage the condition, which may include stress reduction and changes in nutrition.