Limited Vitrectomy in Patients with Idiopathic Macular Hole


ÖZKAN B. , KARABAŞ V. L. , Tugan B., ALTINTAS O.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.36, no.6, pp.320-323, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/balkanmedj.galenos.2019.2018.12.103
  • Title of Journal : BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.320-323
  • Keywords: Idiopathic, macular hole, retinal breaks, retinal detachment, vitrectomy, RETINAL BREAKS, FACE-DOWN, SURGERY, DETACHMENT, 20-GAUGE

Abstract

Background: Partial posterior hyaloidectomy is suggested to minimize traction on the vitreous base and thus reduce the risk of iatrogenic breaks in patients with macular hole and epiretinal membrane.