December 15, 2010

Persistent Flashes After Posterior Vitreous Detachment (PVD)

Flashes and floaters are common symptoms of a retinal tear, especially after a PVD. Do persistent flashes mean you are at greater risk for a tear?
February 16, 2012

Vitreous Causes Most Retinal Disease

The vitreous is the culprit in just about every surgical retinal disease. A PVD is sometimes dangerous, but may prevent many retinal diseases.
February 23, 2012

New Drug Induces Posterior Vitreous Detachment (PVD)

A potential new drug, ocriplasmin (microplasmin) may soon be available to chemically induce a PVD thus avoiding surgery for many retinal conditions.
October 31, 2012

Ocriplasmin Approved for VMT and Macular Holes

  Ocriplasmin, or Jetrea,  has been FDA approved.  The drug is approved only for a retinal condition called vitreomacular traction (VMT) or vitreomacular adhesion (VMA).  The […]