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Vitreo-papillary Traction as an Entity Identified by Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT).

2018-03-15 00:13:10 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) is a relatively new imaging technique in ophthalmology. This clear and documented imaging identified new diseases/ observations that were not previously known.

Description

In ophthalmology vitreo-macular adhesion, vitreo-macular traction and posterior vitreous detachment were recognized entities for a long time. On the other hand vitreo-papillary adhesion/ traction is a fairly new concept in ophthalmology that became known after the use of OCT in ophthalmology imaging. Reasons, effects and ways of treatment of vitreo-papillary traction will take some time to evolve. The case study in which this traction was documented was initiated by an observation of a persistent, tiny single retinal hemorrhage above the optic disc of an eye. The patient was completely asymptomatic because of the vitreo-papillary traction but the OCT documentation of the case was so clear and striking.

Study Design

Conditions

Tomography, Optical Coherence

Intervention

Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)

Location

Dr. S.S. Michel Clinic
Edmonton
Alberta
Canada
T5R 5W9

Status

Completed

Source

Dr. S.S. Michel Clinic

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-03-15T00:13:10-0400

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