Vitreous degeneration

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What is vitreous degeneration?

Vitreous is the gel-like substance located behind the lens that fills the inside of the eye. With aging, the vitreous slowly deteriorates, and can pull on the retinal surface and may lead to detachment.

Common symptoms reported by people with vitreous degeneration

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with vitreous degeneration

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Compare treatments taken by people with vitreous degeneration

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Who has vitreous degeneration on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 1
40s 1
50s 2
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 3

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 0
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from vitreous degeneration patients who have completed their condition history
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