Vitreopapillary Traction Ð Managing the Posterior Hyaloid

  • Hemanth Murthy, MBBS, MD
  • Naveenam Srinivasa Muralidhar, MD
  • Video
  • Published 2014

Vitreopapillary traction is a rare complication of proliferative diabetic retinopathy. In this case, the posterior hyaloid is thickened and adherent to the retina, posing difficulties in separation. Further, the optic nerve fibers are already affected by the traction.

The physicians demonstrate methods in relieving the traction without causing further trauma.


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