What are the symptoms of posterior vitreous detachment?

Posterior Vitreous detachment can have a variety a different symptoms or no symptoms at all.

Although some of the symptoms can be considered uncomfortable, in most cases, PVD will not cause vision loss.

The following infographic displays the symptoms that can arise with posterior vitreous detachment:

posterior vitreous detachment

A posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) is the separation of the vitreous cavity (the back compartment of the eye) from the retina (the film coating the back of the eye).

To see if you suffer from PVD, book a consultation with our Consultant Ophthalmologist.