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How is a macular hole diagnosed?

Your ophthalmologist (Eye M.D.) will diagnose a macular hole by looking inside your eye with special instruments. Your ophthalmologist may use a test called optical coherence tomography, or OCT, to scan and examine your retina. OCT uses light waves to reveal specific layers of the retina.

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