Macular hole surgery: helpful tips for preoperative planning and postoperative face-down positioning.

@article{Cullen1998MacularHS,
  title={Macular hole surgery: helpful tips for preoperative planning and postoperative face-down positioning.},
  author={Ron Cullen},
  journal={Journal of ophthalmic nursing & technology},
  year={1998},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={179-81}
}
  • Ron Cullen
  • Published 1998 in Journal of ophthalmic nursing & technology
This discussion summarizes recommendations designed to assist the patient undergoing macular hole surgery in which a long-acting intraocular gas is used. These recommendations include suggestions for the patient's preoperative planning, postoperative expectations, face-down positioning, and recommended activities. Specific recommendations to help the patient more comfortably comply with the awkward positioning required for successful macular hole closure are included. 

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