Update on current surgical management of idiopathic macular holes.

  • Lim, Dunbar
  • Published 2000 in Clinical eye and vision care


Idiopathic macular holes were generally considered an untreatable condition until 1991 when the first papers reported successful closure of macular holes and visual improvement using pars plana vitrectomy, peeling of the cortical vitreous and face-down positioning. Since that time, the original pathogenesis theory has been refined as well as surgical… (More)