When to Remove Macular Pucker

Surgery for Macular Pucker. Randall V. Wong, M.D., Retina Specialist, Fairfax, Virginia.There are two indications for removing an epiretinal membrane, or macular pucker.  An epiretinal membrane causes decreased vision and/or distortion.  When either the vision or the distortion is noticed, I recommend macular pucker surgery  The earlier the better.

Visual Acuity Not Good Enough

Too often, patients with an ERM/macular pucker are told their vision is “not bad enough.”

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