Can I develop a macular hole in my other eye?

After carefully examining your other eye, your surgeon should be able to tell youthe risk of developing a macular hole in this eye.

In some people this is extremely unlikely, in othersthere's a1 in 10 chance of developing a macular hole in the other eye.

It's very important to monitor any changes in the vision of your healthy eye and report these to your eye specialist, GP or optician urgently.

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Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 21 Dec 2018