Vitreous & Retina

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Retina / Choroid Disorders
Tractional retinal detachment caused by proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR) demonstrating a single starfold associated with diffuse retinal contraction.

  • Usually caused by mechanical contraction of proliferative membranes that elevate the retina.
  • Commonly associated with:
  • Signs:
    • Proliferative fibrous membrane
    • Smooth, concave detachment toward the anterior segment
    • Vitreoretinal traction
    • Normal intraocular pressure
  • Management: release of vitreoretinal traction by vitrectomy and membrane dissection.

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