Spontaneous Resolution of Vitreomacular Traction


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    • By Anfisa Ayalon, MD
      University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
      Co-author(s): Chemo Yitzchak, MD., Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.
    • Uploaded on Dec 28, 2019.
    • Last modified by Anfisa Ayalon, MD on Jan 6, 2020.
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    vitreomacular traction (VMT), macular hole, stage 1 macular hole, flat retinoschisis, myopia
    Anfisa Ayalon,MD., Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel.
    Imaging device
    Optical coherence tomography system
    A 42-year-old highly myopic patient presented to the retina clinic with complains of metamorphopsia in his RE for the past months. SD-OCT revealed RE vitreomacular traction with stage 1 macular hole (A-B) and flat myopic retinoschisis (C). Visual acuity in the same eye was 6/30. After 3 weeks of follow up spontaneous resolution of vitreomacular traction was seen with full resolution of the symptoms. (D-E). Visual acuity remained without significant change.

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