High Prevalence of Peripheral Retinal Vascular Anomalies in Family Members of Patients with Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy – Corrected Proof

Objective: To describe the prevalence and severity of familial exudative vitreoretinopathy (FEVR) in asymptomatic relatives of known symptomatic FEVR patients.Design: Uncontrolled and retrospective case series at a single tertiary referral vitreoretinal practice.Participants: A total of 148 eyes of 74 subjects were studied.Methods: A retrospective chart review was conducted of patients with a diagnosis of FEVR between January 2011 and January 2013 at a single tertiary care retina practice. Data were collected from patient charts, including sex, gestational age at birth, age at presentation, referring diagnosis, family history, prior ocular surgery, clinical presentation, and diagnostic imaging in each eye. Inclusion criteria (Read more...)

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