[OCT in macular holes].

  title={[OCT in macular holes].},
  author={Andrea Hassenstein and F. Scholz and Gisbert Richard},
  journal={Der Ophthalmologe : Zeitschrift der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft},
  volume={101 8},
The traditional Gass classification of macular holes can now be supplemented by additional and more detailed morphologic information obtained with optical coherence tomography (OCT). The perifoveal vitreous detachment and subsequent anterior foveal traction is considered to be the primary pathomechanism of macular hole formation. In cases of persistent traction on the fovea it may lead to foveal dehiscence. A possible explanation for intraretinal cyst formation may be secondary vitreous body… CONTINUE READING