Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy

  • ·         PVR
Stages of development of PVR
  1. Cellular activation
  2. Proliferation
  3. Extracellular matrix elaboration and remodeling
  4. Contraction
  Principles of treatment of PVR ü  Close all retinal breaks ü  Counteract retinal traction ü  Minimize recurrence of traction ü  Choose optimal timing of intervention

- compiled & published by Dr Dhaval Patel MD AIIMS