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Novel Treatment Strategies for Vitreomacular Traction

Author(s)/Faculty: Allen C. Ho, MD; Carl D. Regillo, MD
Release Date: 12/12/2012Expiration Date: 12/11/2013
Credit Type: CMENumber of Credits: 0
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The timing and technique of the surgical repair of vitreomacular holes and vitreomacular adhesion poses challenges for the vitreoretinal surgeon. Understanding the pathophysiology of vitreomacular tension and the clinical questions that help determine when surgery is indicated should help patients achieve the best visual outcomes. A new injectable pharmacologic agent currently being evaluated, microplasmin, may resolve vitreomacular holes and adhesion without surgery and has shown promise in early trials...