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Phaco-vitrectomy Versus Vitrectomy for Primary Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment Repair

Woohyok Chang, Byoung Young Gu, Min Sagong (Daegu, South Korea) Purpose: To compare the outcomes of phaco-vitrectomy and vitrectomy for treatment of primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Methods: Retrospective comparison of the anatomical success, functional success and complications between patients in Group I, who underwent vitrectomy only for primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment, and Group II who underwent phaco-vitrectomy...

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Vitrectomy Session – Peeling

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2007/videos/vitrectomysession-peeling.flv

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Learning Curve for Scleral Buckling Operation: Lessons from the First 80 Cases

Woo Hyok Chang, (Daegu, South Korea) PURPOSE: To provide an insight into the learning curve of ophthalmologist in fellowship course associated with scleral buckling procedure and to determine risk factors affecting outcomes during this period. METHODS: Prospective data were collected on 80 consecutive scleral buckling operations alone performed by author over a 22-month period, beginning with his first year fellowship course. All patients...

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Clinical Characteristics of Simultaneous Bilateral Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachments

Woo Hyok Chang, (Daegu, South Korea), Eun Ah Kim, MD (Daegu, South Korea) PURPOSE: To analyze the incidence rate, clinical characteristics and postoperative prognosis of simultaneous bilateral rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (SRD). METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed the medical records of 22 patients who visited our department for treatment of SRD and who had been in regular surveillance for at least 6 months. RESULTS: The incidence of...

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