What is Macular Hole?

Macular Hole

A macular hole can cause blurry vision and make straight lines look wavy. Over time it can cause permanent vision loss.

The condition usually affects one eye. The condition can be treated with injections or surgery.

A macular hole is a small gap in the part of your eye responsible for seeing colour, detail and things in front of you: the macula. It is not known for sure what causes the condition. Age and sex are believed to play a part.

What are the symptoms of Macular Hole?

  • Blurry vision
  • Straight lines may appear wavy
  • Flashing lights

What are the causes of Macular Hole?

  • Cause not known
  • Age

How do you treat Macular Hole?

  • Injections
  • Surgery