Vitreopapillary traction in proliferative diabetic vitreoretinopathy

  title={Vitreopapillary traction in proliferative diabetic vitreoretinopathy},
  author={P. Kroll and Wolfgang Wiegand and Joerg Schmidt},
Aim—To present the clinical profile of a new entity in advanced proliferative diabetic vitreoretinopathy (PDVR). Mechanisms of vision loss due to vitreopapillary traction on the nasal optic disc are described, followed by an introduction of methods for prevention and treatment in such cases. Methods—17 patients with PDVR and traction on the nasal side of the optic disc, pallor of the optic nerve head, and reduced visual acuity were included in the study. Six patients were observed… CONTINUE READING
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