We report a case of central serous chorioretinopathy after rhinoplasty for deviation of the nasal septum in a 23-year-old Caucasian man. The patient complained of deterioration of vision in the right eye 4 days after rhinoplasty. At presentation, visual acuity of the right eye was 6/9 with metamorphopsia. Fluorescein angiography revealed a focal retinal pigment epithelium leakage and optical coherence tomography an increase in macular thickness to 245 µm. The left eye was normal. One month after the operation, without any treatment, visual acuity returned to 6/6, the leakage of the retinal pigment epithelium disappeared and the macular thickness returned to 183 µm. To the best of our knowledge, central serous chorioretinopathy after rhinoplasty has not been previously reported. This case report shows a possible association between the postoperative stress and central serous chorioretinopathy. Moreover, it widens the spectrum of drugs associated with the occurrence of the disease.

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