Comparison Before and After Treatment of Large Macular Hole Using a Petalloid ILM Flap

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    macular hole, ILM flap
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    Optical coherence tomography system
    68-year-old African American male with history of poor vision in the right eye, at least three weeks, was found to have a large macular hole (about 900 micron thickness), and VMT "hinge." Vision CF 2 ft with 1-2+ NSC. ILM was peeled and a petalloid type ILM flap was used along with viscoat to help keep tissue in place. 7 months later is 20/50 with a closed hole and residual, stringy like ILM remnants in the foveal region.

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