Epiretinal Membrane And Vitreomacular Traction
Written by Larry J Alexander OD FAAO Tuesday, 11 December 2012
Take Home Points:
- Epiretinal membranes create significant retinal wrinkling
- The retinal wrinkling can lead to cystic formation
- The retinal wrinkling can lead to retinal erosion
About the Author(s)
Dr. Alexander (1948-2016) was a 1971 graduate of Indiana University School of Optometry. He served in the US Navy then served as a Professor at the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Optometry. Larry contributed to a number of chapters in textbooks and has published three editions of Primary Care of the Posterior Segment, as well as contributed to the professional literature. He also lectured extensively in the area of ocular and systemic disease. His areas of special interest included dysfunctional tear syndrome, glaucoma and macular degeneration. His lessons are the basis for this site and he will be dearly missed.