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Question:
Can a child be born with a macular hole?

Answer:
I would recommend consulting your retinal specialist. Macular holes are typically not congenital. They are typically caused by tractional forces within the eye or by external trauma.

Answered by: Abdhish Bhavsar, MD Dr. Abdhish Bhavsar

Categories: Eye Conditions

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Answered: Dec 20, 2013

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