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Partial posterior vitreous detachment as a classification criterion of epiretinal membrane

Authors Kaya A

Received 5 January 2016

Accepted for publication 7 January 2016

Published 12 February 2016 Volume 2016:10 Pages 305—306

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/OPTH.S103683

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Scott Fraser


Abdullah Kaya

Department of Ophthalmology, Anittepe Military Dispansary, Ankara, Turkey

I read with great interest the article “Relationship between variations in posterior vitreous detachment and visual prognosis in idiopathic epiretinal membranes” by Ota et al.1 The authors have compared visual prognosis of epiretinal membrane (ERM) patients according to type of vitreous detachment. Partial posterior vitreous detachment (P-PVD) was found to be related with poor visual acuity and prognosis. I appreciate the authors for this well-organized study.

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