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Macular Pucker Treatment - American Academy of Ophthalmology

Macular Pucker Treatment

Dec. 01, 2010

For mild symptoms of macular pucker, you may not need treatment. Updating your eyeglass prescription or wearing bifocals may improve vision. Eyedrops, medicines or laser surgery do not improve vision.

Macular pucker before surgery.

For more severe symptoms, a surgery called vitrectomy is recommended. The surgery is usually performed as an outpatient procedure in an operating room. During surgery, your ophthalmologist uses microsurgery instruments to remove the wrinkled tissue on your...

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What Is a Wrinkle in the Retina? - American Academy of ...

A wrinkle in the retina is another name for an epiretinal membrane (ERM). An ERM develops from the growth of scar tissue across the surface of the retina in the...

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The Impact of Cataract Surgery on Preexisting Retinal ...

This article will review recent evidence on the relationship between cataract surgery and some of the most common retinal diseases, namely, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion (RVO), epiretinal membrane and vitreomacular traction, and it will discuss some perioperative measures that can enhance surgical outcomes.

Effect on Visual Acuity

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