The Efficacy of Superior Inverted Internal Limiting Membrane Flap Technique for the Treatment of Full-Thickness Macular Hole

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Vitrectomy for macular holes (MHs) has shown a high closure rate and evident vision improvement.1–4 Many studies have shown that the removal of a membrane at the vitreoretinal interface in patients with idiopathic MH produced good functional and anatomical results.4–7 Surgical treatment of MHs aims to relieve vitreofoveal traction because firm foveal vitreous adhesion, anteroposterior vitreomacular traction, and tangential traction are believed to be the main factors in the pathogenesis of MH.
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