Management of Large or Recurrent Macular Holes

Hailey Kay Robles-Holmes, Patrick C. Staropoli, Nicolas Yannuzzi, Jayanth Sridhar

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Purpose of Review: To review and critically appraise the recent literature about new surgical techniques for the management of large or recurrent macular holes. Recent Findings: A variety of surgical approaches have recently been developed ranging from autologous retinal grafts to amniotic membrane transplant with varying levels of anatomical and visual success. Summary: More data is needed to determine if one technique is superior to others. However, with a variety of grafts, adhesives, and tamponades at their disposal, vitreoretinal surgeons have an extensive array of options to approach complex macular holes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)62-68
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Ophthalmology Reports
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 2020


  • ILM flap
  • Large macular hole
  • Neurosensory retinal graft
  • Persistent macular hole
  • Recurrent macular hole

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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