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Journal Article (Journal Article)

A 74-year-old man had reproducible superior and inferior arcuate visual field defects in the left eye only that were initially believed to be caused by primary open-angle glaucoma. Diagnostic evaluation with the aid of optical coherence tomography revealed extrafoveal vitreomacular traction (VMT) with secondary retinal thickening and schisis. We discuss the evaluation of non-glaucomatous visual field defects and review the literature on the pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and treatment of VMT syndrome.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gospe, SM; Bhatti, MT; Chavis, PS

Published Date

  • 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 60 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 366 - 372

PubMed ID

  • 25891028

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-3304

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.survophthal.2014.08.006


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States