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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 11, 2013.
- Reviewed by Chayal Patel
- Appears in
- laser photocoagulation, retinal tissue, horseshoe tear, vitreous traction
- This shows the same lesion 11 days following laser photocoagulation. Still more new hemorrhages can now be seen, and the retinal tissue in the center of the lesion is being visibly pulled forward. If you look carefully, you can see the sharp lower edge of a developing tractional horseshoe tear.