Journal of Ophthalmology / 2019 / Article / Fig 3

Clinical Study

The Role of Single-Layered Flap in Temporal Inverted Internal Limiting Membrane Flap Technique for Macular Holes: Pros and Cons

Figure 3

Preoperative and postoperative fundus and OCT images. A 66-year-old man with a MH associated with an ERM (arrow) in high myopia (a). The preoperative minimal and maximal MH diameters are 214 μm and 1,235 μm, respectively. An ERM (arrow) and cystoid retinal change (arrowheads) are seen (b). The axial length is 26.1 mm and the decimal BCVA is 0.4. At postoperative week 2, the MH is closed (c). The decimal BCVA has improved to 1.0. At postoperative week 4, retinal thickening on the inverted side of the ILM flap is seen (arrowhead) (d). At postoperative week 8, the retinal thickening has increased and the stump of shrunken inverted ILM flap was observed (arrow) (e, f). The foveal deformation stopped after postoperative week 12, and the decimal BCVA is maintained at 1.0.

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