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Surgical Results of Pars Plana Vitrectomy in Pseudophakic Retinal Detachment

Authors: Evre Pekel, Hülya Güngel, Çidem Altan, Engin Azman, Sevil Karaman, Gül Varan, Istanbul, Turkey Methods: This study included 28 eyes of 28 patients (21 M, 7 F) with pseudophakic retinal detachment. Twenty patients (71,4%) underwent combined scleral encircling and PPV operations, and 8 patients (28,6%) underwent only PPV. The time interval between the retinal detachment and the surgery date, macular involvement, visibility of...

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Comparison of Primary and Secondary Epiretinal Membranes Using Optical Coherence Tomography

Authors: Cigdem Altan, Hülya Güngel, Hakan Eren, Evre Pekel, Eylem Pynarcy, Istanbul, Turkey Advantages / Purpose: To compare the optical coherence tomography (OCT) findings of primary and secondary epiretinal membranes (ERMs). Methods: OCT was performed in 153 eyes of 116 consecutive patients (59 males, 57 females) with fundoscopic evidence of ERMs. Adherence characteristics, macular thickness, loss of foveal contour, edge/tuft...

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