posterior vitreous detachment


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posterior vitreous detachment

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PVD

Separation of the vitreous gel from the retinal surface, often as a result of aging or diabetes mellitus.
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2) Offers complete posterior vitreous detachment without mechanical manipulation at vitreoretinal interface such as internal limiting membrane peeling, thus minimizing risk of iatrogenic damage.
A scan vector guided by B scan displays an important role in differentiating retinal detachment from vitreous membranes, band and posterior vitreous detachment.
Foos showed that ERMs occurred on the inner limiting membrane (ILM) on the surface of the retina in eyes that had a prior posterior vitreous detachment (PVD).
The risk of posterior vitreous detachment is increased after intraocular surgery and can occur at any time from early days postoperatively to months afterwards.
Table 1 shows the conditions considered to be inappropriate for urgent referral to the eye department; of these the most commonly identified condition inappropriately referred urgently was posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) with no sign of retinal hole/tear/break and a negative Shaffer's sign.
The prevalence of posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) increases with age, as the vitreous liquefies.
Such haemorrhages have a crescent shape which demarcates the limit of the posterior vitreous detachment.
Symptoms suggestive of posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) or retinal detachment accounted for 41 of the referrals.
Lattice degeneration is also associated with the development of horseshoe retinal tears when posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) occurs, and hence, this poses a pre-disposition to retinal detachment.
I also found it handy to use when explaining a patient's eye condition, especially in the cases of a posterior vitreous detachment.

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