Advanced researches on treatment of idiopathic macular holes

Authors: Gan Chunlan,  Xie Zhenggao

DOI: 10.3760/cma.j.issn.2095-0160.2016.03.018
Published 2016-03-10
Cite as Chin J Exp Ophthalmol, 2016,34(3): 280-283.

Abstract

Idiopathic macular hole (IMH) is characterized by a central retinal defect without any ocular diseases.Internal limiting membrane peeling (ILMP) of the retina is proved to be beneficial to IMH.As a part of IMH treatment, ILMP can increase the closure rate of IMH and improve postoperative visual outcomes.This article reviewed advanced researches of the ILMP, including dying methods of ILM, intraocular tamponade agents, postoperative face-down posturing, healing process of IMH and postoperative effect of ILMP.

Key words:

Macular hole/therapy; Internal limiting membrane peeling; Idiopathic macular hole; Review

Contributor Information

Gan Chunlan
Department of Ophthalmology, Affiliated Hospital of Yangzhou University, Yangzhou 225001, China
Xie Zhenggao
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