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This study is designed to verify hypothesis that early vitrectomy may prevent impending macular hole from progression to full-thickness macular hole.
In a study conducted 15 years ago, the 'Vitrectomy for Prevention of Macular hole Study Group' was not able to prove the benefits and advantages of vitrectomy for impending macular hole; however, during the interim period, notable improvements have been achieved with regard to diagnosis and efficacy of treatment.
Therefore, we designed this study to identify the effect of current vitreous surgery for symptomatic impending macular hole.
Characteristics of this study is as below
- Non-randomized study (decision was made by patients after full explanation)
- After 1 year follow up, functional change(visual acuity)and anatomical change(development of full-thickness macular hole) would be evaluated
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Pars plana vitrectomy with ILM peeling
Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine
Korea, Republic of
Seoul Retina Investigator Group
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:06-0400
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