Indocyanine green facilitates removal of epiretinal and internal limiting membranes in myopic eyes with retinal detachment.

@article{Kusaka2001IndocyanineGF,
  title={Indocyanine green facilitates removal of epiretinal and internal limiting membranes in myopic eyes with retinal detachment.},
  author={Sachie Kusaka and Nobutsugu Hayashi and Masahito Ohji and A. T. Hayashi and M. Kamei and Yasuo Tano},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2001},
  volume={131 3},
  pages={388-90}
}
PURPOSE To describe the use of intravitreal indocyanine green as an aid to identifying epiretinal membranes and internal-limiting membranes during surgery for a retinal detachment resulting from a macular hole. METHODS A 62-year-old man who had a retinal detachment resulting from a macular hole underwent vitrectomy. During the surgery, intravitreal indocyanine green was injected intravitreally. RESULTS The internal-limiting membrane was stained green, but the epiretinal membrane was… CONTINUE READING

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