Retrospective analysis gives insights on natural history of vitreomacular traction

HAMBURG — Retrospective analysis of patient records carried out at the Department of Ophthalmology of Leuven, Belgium, provided  information on the natural  history of untreated vitreomacular traction with or without macular hole.“We looked back at our records between 2009 and 2012 when ocriplasmin was not yet available and ‘wait and see’ was the primary strategy.  We found 509 patients with vitreomacular interface diseases, including vitreomacular adhesion, VMT and macular hole with or without traction,” Peter Stalmans, MD, said at the Euretina meeting here.

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