TITLE

Imaging, new methods improve macular hole repair, foveoschisis surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Hasson, Matt
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;8/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 15, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reveals that improved diagnostic imaging and refined surgical methods have maximized outcomes for macular hole repair in recent decades, according to surgeon Dennis S. C. Lam. At the joint meeting of the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology and American Academy of Ophthalmology, Lam described recent diagnostic and surgical innovations. He pointed out that imaging improvements enabled surgeons to provide a firm diagnosis, as well as predict the surgical outcome. He also cited the indications for foveoschisis surgery.
ACCESSION #
43387284

 

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