What does surgery for my full-thickness macular hole involve?
Surgery for the repair of a FTMH is called vitrectomy. I exclusively use the latest generation micro-incisional keyhole surgical equipment to perform this operation. Through just 3 tiny incisions, each only approximately 0.5mm in length, the vitreous gel is delicately removed from the eye allowing access to the FTMH. Using very delicate (eg photo of instruments next to a coin etc?? ) forceps, a very fine retinal membrane which is only 1/400th of a millimetre thick is gently lifted