Epiretinal membrane surgery successful in eyes with or without high myopia

Epiretinal membrane surgery yielded similar anatomic and visual outcomes and complication rates in highly myopic and non-highly myopic eyes without traction maculopathy, according to a study.The retrospective study included 509 eyes of 509 patients who underwent pars plana vitrectomy with epiretinal membrane (ERM) removal. Investigators analyzed 32 eyes with more than 6 D of myopia that underwent isolated ERM removal. A control group comprised 64 eyes without high myopia that underwent ERM removal. Matching was based on age, preoperative visual acuity, year of surgery and gauge of the vitrectomy system (Read more...)

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