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Clinical Features and Complications of the Vitreomacular Traction Syndrome

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Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

With age there may be a liquefaction of the vitreous fluid which may be followed by separation of the vitreous body from the retina. The Vitreomacular Traction Syndrome occurs when there is partial detachment of the posterior vitreous body from the retina but a persisting attachment at the macula. The point of attachmet at the macula can undergo traction forces which may affect vision.

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