Full-thickness macular hole after lamellar macular hole surgery: a case report

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Abstract

Purpose:

To describe a case of full-thickness macular hole (FTMH) after vitrectomy for lamellar hole (LH).

Methods:

Case report.

Results:

The authors report a patient with progressive visual loss secondary to LH who developed FTMH following a vitrectomy repair. The postoperative findings as well as the clinical course after the second surgical approach are described.

Conclusions:

Surgeons should be aware of this complication following LH surgical approach.

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