Epiretinal membrane

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Most epiretinal membranes happen because the vitreous (the jelly inside the eye) pulls away from the retina. This most commonly happens to people over the age of 50. The membrane may also form following eye surgery or inflammation inside the eye.

Treatment for an epiretinal membrane- The only way to treat an epiretinal membrane is by having an operation called a vitrectomy. Eye drops or glasses are not effective.