Journal article

Outcomes of Eyes with Failed Primary Surgery for Idiopathic Macular Hole.

John TO Yek, Alex P Hunyor, William G Campbell, Ian L McAllister, Rohan W Essex, undefined Australian and New Zealand Society of Retinal Specialists Macular Hole Study Group

Ophthalmol Retina | Published : 2018

Abstract

PURPOSE: To describe the anatomic and visual outcomes of eyes undergoing reoperation after failed primary surgery for idiopathic macular hole. DESIGN: Prospective registry study. PARTICIPANTS: One hundred three patients who had undergone failed macular hole surgery. METHODS: Unclosed idiopathic macular holes were identified from a large national prospective registry run by the Australian and New Zealand Society of Retinal Specialists. Unclosed idiopathic macular holes were defined as idiopathic macular holes that underwent vitrectomy surgery for the first time, but were never observed to close in the postoperative period. Surgeons were contacted to submit retrospectively details of subsequen..

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