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Incidence and Risk Factors of Cystoid Macular Edema After Retinal Detachment Surgery

PurposeĀ : To evaluate the incidence rate of cystoid macular edema (CME) after uncomplicated primary operation on retinal detachment (RD) and to identify risk factors associated with postoperative CME. MethodsĀ : Retrospective interventional case series of consecutive patients that underwent one RD repair either by primary vitrectomy or external procedure during a 3 years period starting on January 2012. Postoperative CME was defined as...

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Validity of Aqueous Flare Measurement in Predicting Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy in Patients with Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment

Purpose: To investigate aqueous flare as a preoperative predictor for later proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR) development in patients with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RD) and to determine the validity of this measurement in patients at low clinical risk for postoperative PVR. Methods: This study included 100 eyes of 100 patients who underwent surgery for primary RD. Aqueous flare was determined preoperatively with a laser...

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Outcomes of Macular Hole Surgery with Short-duration Positioning in Highly Myopic Eyes: A Case-control Study

Purpose: To evaluate the outcomes of macular hole (MH) surgery with 3 and 1 day postoperative positioning in highly myopic eyes and to compare these results with those from controls. Methods: The study design was a matched, case-control, retrospective chart review of consecutive eyes that underwent surgery for a MH between 2002 and 2010. Forty-seven eyes were included in the high myopic group and were matched for MH size and duration of...

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