Tractional Retinal Detachment

  • Lei Shao
  • Nan Zhou
  • Wenbin Wei


Tractional retinal detachment can be caused by vitreous hemorrhage, proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR), retinal vein occlusion (RVO), retinal vasculitis, familial exudative vitreoretinopathy (FEVR), and retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). For most of them, intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) drugs tend to block the growth of neovascularization and would reach to an optimistic gain of visual acuity. Vitrectomy can remove the vitreous hemorrhage and proliferative membrane.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lei Shao
    • 1
  • Nan Zhou
    • 1
  • Wenbin Wei
    • 1
  1. 1.Beijing Tongren Eye Center, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical UniversityBeijingChina

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