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During macular hole surgery (vitrectomy), a bubble containing a mixture of air and gas is placed in the eye - this helps the macular hole to heal. This pamphlet explains the need to maintain a face-down position so that the gas bubble "bandage" stays in place. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
Body Location:
  • Eyes and Vision
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Surgery and Procedures
Disorders and Conditions:
  • Vision Impairment and Blindness,
  • Surgery
  • Surgery,
  • Positioning,
  • Vision,
  • Macular,
  • Face-down,
  • Vitrectomy,
  • Bubble,
  • Gas,
  • Hole
  • All
  • Surgical Services
Revision Date:
February 01, 2011
Drs. Parson, Lam, Dhanda
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