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Secondary paracentral retinal holes following internal limiting membrane removal
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    Secondary paracentral retinal holes following internal limiting membrane removal

    Dear Editor

    We read with interest the article by Steven et al.[1] on their finding of secondary paracentral retinal holes following internal limiting membrane peel. We have also reported on 4 eyes of 4 patients that developed iatrogenic eccentric macular holes following vitrectomy with ILM peeling for idiopathic macular holes.[2] In their report, Steven et al treated 3 of the 7 patients with argon laser photocoagula...

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    Surgical characteristics of the retinal inner limiting membrane
    • Thomas Theelen, ophthalmologist
    • Other Contributors:
      • Maurits A.D. Tilanus

    Dear Editor,

    In a recent issue of the Journal Steven et al. describe secondary retinal holes after removal of the inner limiting membrane (ILM) [1]. We consider this a key retinal publication and therefore wish to strengthen the importance of the authors' findings for modern surgery of the vitreoretinal interface.

    Interestingly, the paper included only patients with macular puckers and cystoid macular oed...

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