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Autologous retinal transplants are ‘true transplants’ for macular holes

12:00 EST 13 Nov 2017 | Healio

Tamer H. Mahmoud
NEW ORLEANS — Autologous retinal transplants for macular holes provide “true transplants” and are not just plugs, according to a speaker here.
“With the autologous retinal transplant at this stage, we didn’t have any major complications. I don’t think it’s just a plug for macular holes from what we’re seeing and from the morphology. It’s a true transplant, but even more. There are morphological and functional changes and no need for immunosuppression,” Tamer H. Mahmoud, MD, said at Retina Subspecialty Day preceding the

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