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Eye surgery leaflets

Macular hole surgery and aftercare


This booklet is designed to help you understand what a macular hole is, what the surgery for it entails and explain the necessary aftercare. This will help you to decide whether to proceed. You may also wish to discuss it with a relative or carer. You will be asked to sign a consent form before your operation, so it is important that you understand this booklet before you decide to go ahead with the surgery.


Because of the length of this booklet, it is available as a digital download only.


The Recite feature on this website attempts to provide digital accessibility and translation support. If you would like to make a request for a leaflet to be produced in a different format please see our PALS contact page in order to contact the team and make a request. If you require a translation please see our translation information page. ESNEFT are actively attempting to achieve accessibility regulation compliance under the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No.2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

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