Efficacy of vitrectomy and epiretinal membrane peeling in eyes with dry age-related macular degeneration

Article English OPEN
Mason, John O ; Patel, Shyam A (2015)
  • Publisher: Dove Medical Press
  • Journal: Clinical Ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.), volume 9, pages 1,999-2,003 (issn: 1177-5467, eissn: 1177-5483)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2147/OPTH.S94948, pmc: PMC4629981
  • Subject: macular pucker | Clinical Ophthalmology | RE1-994 | epimacular membrane | Ophthalmology | Original Research | epiretinal membrane peeling | macular degeneration
    mesheuropmc: eye diseases | genetic structures | sense organs

John O Mason III,1,2 Shyam A Patel11Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA; 2Retina Consultants of Alabama, Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital, Birmingham, AL, USAObjective: To study the efficacy of epiretinal membrane (... View more
  • References (10)

    1. Lehpamer BP, Carvounis PE. Pars Plana Vitrectomy for symptomatic epiretinal membrane in eyes with 20/50 or better preoperative visual acuity. Retina. 2015;35(9):1822-1827.

    2. Dawson SR, Shunmugam M, Williamson TH. Visual acuity outcomes following surgery for idiopathic epiretinal membrane: an analysis of data from 2001 to 2011. Eye (Lond). 2014;28(2):219-224.

    3. Song SJ, Kuriyan AE, Smiddy WE. Results and prognostic factors for visual improvement after pars plana vitrectomy for idiopathic epiretinal membrane. Retina. 2015;35(5):866-872.

    4. Rahman R, Stephenson J. Early surgery for epiretinal membrane preserves more vision for patients. Eye (Lond). 2014;28(4):410-414.

    5. Lee PY, Cheng KC, Wu WC. Anatomic and functional outcome after surgical removal of idiopathic macular epiretinal membrane. Kaohsiung J Med Sci. 2011;27(7):268-275.

    6. Sugiura Y, Okamoto F, Okamoto Y, Hiraoka T, Oshika T. Contrast sensitivity and foveal microstructure following vitrectomy for epiretinal membrane. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014;55(11):7594-7600.

    7. Massin P, Allouch C, Haouchine B, et al. Optical coherence tomography of idiopathic macular epiretinal membranes before and after surgery. Am J Ophthalmol. 2000;130(6):732-739.

    8. Roller AB, Mahajan VB, Boldt HC, Abramoff MD, Russell SR, Folk JC. Effects of vitrectomy on age-related macular degeneration. Ophthalmology. 2010;117(7):1381-1386.

    9. Holekamp NM, Shui YB, Beebe DC. Vitrectomy surgery increase oxygen exposure to the lens: a possible mechanism for nuclear cataract formation. Am J Ophthalmol. 2005;139(2):302-310.

    10. Gu R, Zhou M, Jiang C, Yu J, Xu G. Elevated concentration of cytokines in aqueous humor in post-vitrectomy eyes. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. Epub 2015 Aug 28.

  • Metrics
    No metrics available
Share - Bookmark