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June 1988

Macular Holes After Pneumatic Retinopexy

Arch Ophthalmol. 1988;106(6):724-725. doi:10.1001/archopht.1988.01060130794019

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To the Editor.  —Pneumatic retinopexy has become a popular and effective alternative for managing selected retinal detachments, achieving an 84% success rate with one operation in the largest reported series.1 The major causes of failure are proliferative vitreoretinopathy and new or missed breaks.

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