Posterior Vitreous Detachment

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    posterior vitreous detachment
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    Left: Preset lens biomicroscopy of PVD in the left eye of a subject with a widely dilated pupil. The detached posterior vitreous cortex is seen (arrows) as is the optic disc and retinal vasculature (upper left). (courtesy of C. L. Trempe MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA) [Sebag J: Vitreous – in Health & Disease Springer, New York, 2014; image © Springer Nature, reprinted with permission] Right: B-scan ultrasonography of PVD images the detached posterior vitreous cortex with a visible Weiss Ring.

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