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Vitreomacular Traction

Vitreomacular Traction - What it is

Vitreomacular traction is a condition in which the vitreous (the gel-like substance in the eye) pulls abnormally on the retina (the light-sensitive innermost layer of the eye responsible for processing visual images).

When the pulling of the gel distorts the retina, it causes swelling and decreased vision.

Vitreomacular Traction - Preparing for surgery

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