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Assessing Foveal Development in Premature and Full-term Infants

Polly A Quiram, MD, PhD (Royal Oak, MI), Kimberly A Drenser, MD (Royal Oak, CA), Meng- Chao Chou, MD (Taipei City, Taiwan, China), Antonio Capone, MD (Royal Oak, MI), Michael T. Trese, MD (Royal Oak, MI) PURPOSE: Postnatal development of the fovea and foveal avascular zone (FAZ) is poorly understood in full term and premature infants. Normal foveal development requires key structural alterations such as formation of the perifoveal capillary...

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Enzymatic Alteration of Vitreous Cavity Oxygen Levels

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Enzymatic-Alteration-of-Vitreous-Cavity-Oxygen-Levels.swf Michael T. Trese, MD (Royal Oak, MI),* Polly A. Quiram, MD, PhD (Royal Oak, MI), Frank Giblin, PhD (Rochester, MI) PURPOSE: It has been well established that vitreous cavity oxygenation affects both retinal and lens tissue. This study was designed to test whether vitreous liquefaction alone or liquefaction and induction of posterior vitreous...

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