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Can a child be born with a macular hole?
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
Categories: Eye Conditions
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Answered: Dec 20, 2013
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