SPONTANEOUS CLOSURE OF A FULL-THICKNESS MACULAR HOLE SECONDARY TO IRVINE-GASS SYNDROME
To report a case of spontaneous closure of a full-thickness macular hole after a posterior subtenon injection of triamcinolone in a patient with Irvine-Gass syndrome.Methods:
Case report and literature review.Results:
A 70-year-old man presented to the retina clinic with visual disturbance in his right eye after an uneventful cataract surgery. Patient was found to have macular edema associated with a full-thickness macular hole, treated with a posterior subtenon injection of triamcinolone with subsequent spontaneous closure of the hole and excellent visual acuity.Conclusion:
This case demonstrates possible resolution of a condition which traditionally requires surgical intervention, with a nonsurgical approach.