Surviving Recovery from Macular Hole Surgery

Joy Efron
Joy R. Efron, Ed.D.

The purpose of this five-part series of articles is to offer hints and tips to assist in “surviving” the difficult post-operative period following macular hole surgery. The information provided here is based on my own experience and research, and the advice of my doctors and former patients. You should always seek out and follow the advice and guidance of your own doctors.

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Part One: Introduction to Surviving Recovery from Macular Hole Surgery

By Joy R. Efron, Ed.D. This is the first of a five-part series, Surviving Recovery from Macular Hole Surgery. This section briefly describes the author’s experience, plus introductory information about […]

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Part Two: Factors Contributing to a Successful Outcome After Macular Hole Surgery

This is the second of a five-part series, Surviving Recovery from Macular Hole Surgery. This section discusses several factors and general precautions the author found helpful in her recovery. These […]

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Part Three: Suggestions for Maintaining Face-Down Positioning After Macular Hole Surgery

By Joy R. Efron, Ed.D. This is the third of a five-part series, Surviving Recovery from Macular Hole Surgery. This section provides in-depth suggestions for making the difficult face-down positioning […]

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Part Four: After Face-Down Positioning Is No Longer Required: What to Expect After Macular Hole Surgery

By Joy R. Efron, Ed.D. This is the fourth of a five-part series, Surviving Recovery from Macular Hole Surgery. This section covers the period after face-down positioning is complete and […]

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Suggested Resources for More Information on Macular Hole Surgery

Organizations American Academy of Ophthalmology: Facts About Macular Pucker National Eye Institute: Facts About Macular Hole General Equipment Bodywork Central (serves San Francisco Bay area) Face Down Solutions Kelly Comfort […]

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