Surgical Management of Myopic Traction Maculopathy (Myopic Foveoschsis)

6: 30, Sung Pyo Park, MD, PhD

Synopsis

Myopic traction maculopathyis characterized by an intraretinal cleavage in a myopic posterior staphyloma. Pars plana vitrectomy with ILM peeling has been shown to be an established surgical procedure.This video demonstrates our surgical technique demonstrating the removal of a layer ofcortical vitreous followed by with the ILM peeling and gas tamponade. Adjuvants such as triamcinolone and brilliant blue G are useful when combined with the diamond-dusted silicone brush and vitreous cutter.

Co-Authors

Gregory Chang, BA
Gonzalo A Sepulveda Moreno, MD
Stanley Chang, MD

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