Research Projects


The Helen Keller Foundation for Research over the years has concentrated clinical research efforts to three primary areas of retinal disorders and treatments: macula surgery, eye injury and retinal detachment.  On this page, we offer just a few of the most important research papers and multimedia documents regarding ground breaking work in surgery to the macula. Return to this page for periodic updates.


Traction Maculopathy, Vitreomacular Traction Syndrome, Cellophane Maculopathy, Macular Pucker, Macular Hole – Published in Retinology Today

Internal Limiting Membrane Removal in the Management of Full-Thickness Macular Holes – written by Viktória Mester, MD, Ferenc Kuhn, MD, PhD this article originally appeared in the American Journal of Ophthalmology, 129:769-77, 2000.

Forceps Removal of the Retinal Internal Limiting Membrane in Surgery for Macular Hole and Macular Pucker – video script for educational videotape of macula surgery presented at the 2000 Annual American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting in Dallas, Texas. The tape was awarded “Best of Show” in its category.

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