• Autologous transplantation of ILM has better visual outcomes for refractory macular hole

    5 days ago - By Healio

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.- Autologous transplantation of the internal limiting membrane showed comparable rates of macular hole closure but better visual outcomes than retina expansion surgery at 24 months of follow-up.
    The retrospective study, presented at the Retina World Congress, compared the two techniques in two groups of 14 patients with macular hole between 500 µm and 800 µm, refractory to previous interventions.
    “In group A, we performed pars plana vitrectomy, and after checking that there was no residual ILM at the sides of the MH, we performed a new ILM
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