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The Macula pp 287-291 | Cite as

Indocyanine-green enhanced vitreous surgery

  • Ali Abri
  • S. Binder
  • A. Assadoullina
  • S. Brunner

Abstract

Direct treatment of macular diseases became possible as vitreous surgery technique improved [1–4]. Thereafter, reports showed that the internal limiting membrane (ILM) could play a major role in the relaxation of macular hole borders [5–7].

Keywords

Macular Hole Internal Limit Membrane Epiretinal Membrane Vitreous Cavity Macular Disease 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ali Abri
    • 1
  • S. Binder
    • 1
  • A. Assadoullina
    • 1
  • S. Brunner
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyRudolf Foundation HospitalViennaAustria

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