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CLINICALIMAGE
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 98-99

Spontaneous closure of a large traumatic macular hole


1 Department of Ophthalmology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalagiri, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Department of Vitreo-Retina, Aravind Eye Care System, Puducherry, India

Correspondence Address:
Pratyusha Ganne
Department of Ophthalmology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalagiri, Guntur - 522 503, Andhra Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ojo.OJO_99_2019

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Spontaneous closure of a large traumatic macular hole is a rare event. We report a case of a large traumatic macular hole in a 16-year-old that closed spontaneously following an epiretinal membrane formation. Centripetal contraction of the membrane resulted in hole closure and subsequent improvement in visual acuity.


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