macular pucker

September 30, 2009

Everything "Macular" – What is the Macula?

The term "macular" describes several conditions that may affect the macula. It, by itself, is not a disease.
June 27, 2012

What is an Epiretinal Membrane or Macular Pucker?

Epiretinal membranes, ERM or macular pucker are a non-blinding cause of decreased vision. The earlier the membrane is removed, the better the visual results.
May 1, 2013

Macular Pucker Surgery

Vitrectomy for macular pucker is my favorite surgery. I recommend surgery as soon as you notice changes in the vision.
October 8, 2013

When to Remove Macular Pucker

Most patients wait too long before considering removal of a macular pucker (epiretinal membrane). The decision should be made as soon as visual changes are noticed.