A. Are due to a complication with vitrectomy B. If seen in diabetics, it represents more of acute change. It’s typically not something you see in pts that have good control or just constantly elevated sugar. C. Are typically seen in people with a history of Hep C D. Is common in sickle cell retinopathy
If seen in diabetics, it represents more of acute change. it’s typically not something you see in pts that have good control or just constantly elevated sugar. -4. sickle cell retinopathy
a. sea-fan neo classic sign of sickle cell
b. black sunbursts rpe proliferation from deep penetrating hemes
c. salmon patches fresh blood (intra-retinal)
d. angiod streaks breaks in bruchs membrane (can lead to growth of choroidal vessels into the retinal)
e. hemosiderin patches - patches of extra iron
complications with vitrectomy
endophthalmitis (infection of posterior chamber).
cataract, rd from the surgery itself
if they touch the endothelium of the cornea or if there is too much heat during the surgery, it could cause decompensation of the endothelium which can lead to edema.
f/u in 1 day, 1 week, 1 month, 3 months. you are dilating them every time just to make sure things are going ok.