SNOWFLAKE VITREORETINAL DEGENERATION

These are pictures of the peripheral retina in a patient’s right eye and left eye. It demonstrates what we call Snowflake Vitreoretinal Degeneration. It most often found in near-sighted individuals and heredity plays a role. A small percentage of these patients develop retinal breaks that can be treated with laser to prevent retinal detachment. These patients should be followed up with a dilated examination on a yearly basis.

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