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Vitrectomy for diabetic macular edema with and without internal limiting membrane removal.

Authors
  • Yamamoto, Teiko
  • Hitani, Koichiro
  • Sato, Yukihiro
  • Yamashita, Hidetoshi
  • Takeuchi, Shinobu
Type
Published Article
Journal
Ophthalmologica. Journal international d'ophtalmologie. International journal of ophthalmology. Zeitschrift für Augenheilkunde
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2005
Volume
219
Issue
4
Pages
206–213
Identifiers
PMID: 16088239
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Vitrectomy in eyes with diabetic macular edema without ILM removal was as effective in reducing the retinal thickness and improving the visual acuity as eyes with ILM removal. We conclude that ILM need not be removed to treat eyes with diabetic macular edema.

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