Posterior vitreous detachment rate varies based on disease type

ORLANDO, Fla. — The posterior vitreous detachment rate of highly myopic eyes measured intraoperatively is low and variable depending on disease type, according to a study presented here at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting. “Vitrectomy with systematic use of vitreous visualization agents and attentive peeling of epiretinal structures could be recommended in highly myopic eyes,” co-author Ramin Tadayoni, MD, and colleagues said in a poster presentation.

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