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By Norman Byer
From Dr. Norman E. Byer’s “The Peripheral Retina in Profile”
- Uploaded on Nov 9, 2012.
- Last modified by Suber S. Huang, MD, MBA on Feb 9, 2013.
- Reviewed by Chayal Patel
- Appears in
- white retinal tuft, free operculum, retinal detachment, subretinal fluid, operculated retinal hole, does not require treatment
- After six years, the previous lesion looked like this. The former flap has been completely avulsed and is now a free operculum. The white zone around the tear represents the small area of detachment and subretinal fluid. It is still asymptomatic and does not require treatment.