Biocompatible film promotes retinal break repair, macular hole closure

Stanislao Rizzo
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A new technique involving a novel biocompatible film can resolve interruption of retinal tissue with a regenerative process, not with a destructive action, and promote retinal break repair and macular hole closure, a speaker said here.
Stanislao Rizzo, MD, and colleagues developed the novel technique and biocompatible film. Rizzo presented postoperative data for seven patients with retinal detachment and 12 patients with persistent macular hole who underwent pars plana vitrectomy and implantation of the biocompatible film in the area of the

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