An avascular, semi-translucent, thin, fibrocellular tissue that develops on the macula and proliferates on the internal limiting membrane, and can cause problems with central vision and metamorphopsia. The disease is caused by changes in the vitreous humor and diabetes (rarely). The mild form is known as ‘cellophane maculopathy’ while its severest form is called ‘macular pucker.

Also Known As

  • Idiopathic Premacular Fibrosis
  • Preretinal Membrane
  • Epimacular Membrane
  • Surface-Wrinkling Retinopathy
  • Preretinal Macular Fibrosis
  • Cellophane Maculopathy
  • Macular Pucker