Posterior vitreous detachment

What is Posterior vitreous detachment?

A posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) is a condition of the eye in which the vitreous membrane separates from the retina. It refers to the separation of the posterior hyaloid membrane from the retina anywhere posterior to the vitreous base .Broadly speaking, the condition is common for older adults and over 75% of those over the age of 65 develop it. Although less common among people in their 40s

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Halo type flash of light in one eye peripheral vision

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This requires evaluation by ophthalmologist.

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At age 51, I had cataract surgery in my left eye. There were no risk factors prior to surgery and no complications during surgery. The day after...

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PVD can follow cataract surgery.

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Sudden change of vision in one eye. Looks like I'm looking through broken glass. Happened when I stood up from being bent over. What could it be?

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It requires retinal examination.

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