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Retinal Detachment and PVR

  • Peiquan Zhao
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Abstract

The chapter focuses on clinical characteristics of subtypes of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment with different stages of proliferative vitreoretinopathy and the relevant surgical treatment strategies. Retinal detachment refers to a separation of the neurosensory retina from the underlying retinal pigment epithelium (RPE). Based on the underlying cause, retinal detachment can be categorized into three types, rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD), traction retinal detachment, and exudative retinal detachment. Combined subtypes of retinal detachment can sometimes occur. RRD often causes severe visual loss [1, 2].

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peiquan Zhao
    • 1
  1. 1.Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghaiChina

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