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Invited Commentary
June 6, 2019

Diagnosis and Management of Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy: A Lifelong, Progressive, and Often Asymmetric Disease

Author Affiliations
  • 1Associated Retinal Consultants PC, Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 2Department of Ophthalmology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(9):1059-1060. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1484

Familial exudative vitreoretinopathy (FEVR) is an inherited vitreoretinal disease characterized by abnormal retinal vascular development with progressive vitreoretinal features, including retinal capillary dropout; vessel dragging; retinal folds; exudation; hemorrhage; neovascularization; vitreoretinal interface changes; and serous, tractional, and/or combined retinal detachment.1