Vitreous surgery for macular holes.

  title={Vitreous surgery for macular holes.},
  author={Robert T Wendel and Anish C Patel and Natasha E Kelly and T C Salzano and James W Wells and Gary D. Novack},
  volume={100 11},
BACKGROUND To surgically treat patients with macular holes, the authors previously reported both anatomic (re-attachment) and visual success (2 lines of improvement) in a series of 52 eyes. They now have operated on an additional 118 eyes using similar techniques, for a total of 170 eyes. METHODS After ophthalmologic examination and history, the authors operated on suitable patients. The surgical objectives included relief of all tangential traction and retinal tamponade with intraocular gas… CONTINUE READING