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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