PIMS Study

The PIMS (Positioning in Macular Hole Surgery) study aims to find out whether advice to position face-down, as opposed to face-forward after Macular Hole Surgery, improves the success rate of large macular holes closing.

Find out more about this study and how patients were involved throughout by following the links below or by watching the video of Retina Day made by The Gene and Cell Therapy group at UCL Institute of Opthalmology.



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Find out more about Macular Hole Surgery and how the study began

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Discover how patient voice influenced the study design at all stages

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More information about the PIMS trial