Face-down position may be unnecessary in repair of macular holes

LA JOLLA, Calif. — Face-down positioning was unnecessary to repair full-thickness macular holes, according to a poster presentation here.“Face-down positioning is not necessary to successfully close macular holes and substantially adds to the postoperative burden of patients,” Paul E. Tornambe, MD, and Nikolas J.S. London, MD, said in a poster presentation at the American Ophthalmological Society meeting.

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