Posterior vitreous detachment. A combined clinical and physiochemical study.

  title={Posterior vitreous detachment. A combined clinical and physiochemical study.},
  author={L H Larsson and S E Osterlin},
  journal={Graefe's archive for clinical and experimental ophthalmology = Albrecht von Graefes Archiv fur klinische und experimentelle Ophthalmologie},
  volume={223 2},
Sixty-one postmortem eyes were examined with clinical methods (slit lamp) and later sectioned for measurement of the liquid and gel vitreous. The amount of liquid vitreous was found to be progressively greater with increasing posterior vitreous detachment (PVD), and it was concluded that slit-lamp examination is a reliable method of evaluating the rheological state of the vitreous in the living eye. The total content of sodium hyaluronate (NaHA) in the vitreous was measured. Eyes proven to have… CONTINUE READING

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