posterior vitreous detachment. see detachment, posterior vitreous (PVD)
Posterior Vitreous Detachement. the separation of the vitreous body from it1s attachment from the retinal surface due to shrinkage from degenetative or inflamatory conditions or trauma. Also an age-related condition
Posterior Vitreous Detachment. Separation of vitreous gel from the retinal surface. Frequently occurs with aging as the vitreous liquifies or in some diseases states (e.g., diabetes and high myopia). Usually innocuous, but can cause retinal tears, which may lead to retinal detachment.
Posterior vitreous detachment. A normal process of the maturing eye in which vitreous gel liquefies and separates from the retina. PVD may cause symptoms of floaters and photopsia and occasionally may cause a tear(s) in the retina.
posterior vitreous detachment. the separation of the vitreous from the retina.
Acronym for posterior vitreous detachment.