Full-thickness macular hole after lamellar macular hole surgery: a case report

Marco Dutra Medeiros, Micol Alkabes, Paolo Nucci, João Branco

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Abstract

PURPOSE: To describe a case of full-thickness macular hole (FTMH) after vitrectomy for lamellar hole (LH).

METHODS: Case report.

RESULTS: The authors report a patient with progressive visual loss secondary to LH who developed FTMH following a vitrectomy repair. The postoperative findings as well as the clinical course after the second surgical approach are described.

CONCLUSIONS: Surgeons should be aware of this complication following LH surgical approach.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)73-76
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume25
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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