Does vitreous degeneration occur secondary to lattice degeneration of retina or do they occur independently, but together pose a risk of a future rd?
Separate. Lattice degeneration is an intra-retinal problem in which the retina lays down pigment to protect itself from stress at that point.. Vitreous degeneration is an older folks problem during which the gel vitreous over many years, turns into a dense syrupy liquid. Together they may increase slightly the risk of rd.
How common is tractional tear due to vitreous degeneration (vitreo-retinal traction) in case of lattice degeneration? Is it rare or almost always?
Tear. Rare...About 5%. Read more...