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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, FASRS on Feb 10, 2013.
- Reviewed by Chayal Patel
- Appears in
- asymptomatic, vitreoretinal traction, scleral indentation, free operculum
- This 38-year-old man was found to have this asymptomatic tractional tear in which the vitreoretinal traction had completely avulsed this tiny fragment of retina as a free operculum. Note how the examination and also the photography of this tiny lesion is made easier by scleral indentation.