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Is Is Safe To Fly In Turboprop Or Larger Jet If Recent Pvd Not Yet Complete
For a while i've had eye floaters with pvd; recently, flashes with cough or move head in peripheral right vision; at times see shadow rgt eye peri.
See an eye doc ASAP: It sounds like you had a vitreous detachment (pvd)which is very common after age 50 or earlier if the person is myopic or had h/o an eye trauma. 90% people of the time the person has no issue except floater and occasional flashes for 2-4 months. About 10% of the patients may develope retinal tear or detachment. Since you have a new symptoms with periph shadow you need to see an ophth asap. ...Read more
My age is 19 . I'm having severe bilateral peripheral vascular disease and my left big toe is amputated .Can it be cured fully without any problems?
More info needed...: Peripheral vascular disease is unusual in someone your age. Depending on the cause, it is very possible that your condition could be managed to help minimize or slow progression. Depending on the vessels involved, there may be treatment available to improve your circulation. A true "cure" is unlikely. ...Read more
How long does it take to complete vitreous detachment to pvd full cycle in young high myope population, is da process cycle faster in young myopes?
Full cycle?: The natural progression of vitreous detachment is simple in that the vitreous attachment come off the area of attachment where the retina ends. The vitreous contracts tugging on the retina, causing flashing light symptoms. This usually resolve and the vitreous floater can get smaller. Not really a cycle! timing is person to person, - can be days to weeks, high myopia is a risk factor ...Read more
Does all retinal traction lead to retinal detachment at some point in time in future, what is the avg percentage?How do we know that pvd is complete?
No, not always: The development of retinal detachment depends upon the type of traction and what is being pulled. The common form (pvd as you mention) is the vitreous degenerating as you age. The majority of pvds do not lead to retinal detachment, but need to be followed for the development of retinal tears. Flashes, new floaters, etc. Should be check by a retina person immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ret tear ruled out by my doc, see sparkling stars 24/7, hv floaters too, he said pvd full process not yet started but there is vitreous detachment, means?
PVD is not a tear: A PVD or posterior vitreous detachment is a natural consequence of aging. When it occurs in someone suddenly and there are new floaters or flashes of light, we recommend a dilated exam of the retina. It is not because the floaters or flashes are dangerous, but because the PVD may also occur with retinal tears which can lead to retinal detachment, but it is possible to have PVD and no tear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doc ruled out retinal tear, said full pvd yet to start but there's vitreous detachment(my floaters), what is diff betwn full pvd n vitreous detachment?
Can a 'complete' posterior vitreous detachment (pvd) be sometimes not associated with flashes of light at all, and have symptoms of only floaters?
Absolutely: Many patients do not notice any symptoms of the pvd. Others note floaters and some note flashes. The point is that you should get an exam if you notice such symptoms. Remember that a posterior vitreous detachment is the culmination a long natural process. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No Clear Association: Pvd does not necessarily cause cloudy vision. The eye conditions which cause cause cloudy vision are cataracts and glaucoma. Pvd may cause loss of visual field through embolization and loss of blood flow to the retina (eye). Sometimes plaque from the carotid arteries will be the source and the can be seen in the back of the eye on an eye exam (holenhorst plaques). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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