Efficacy of primary silicone oil tamponade for the treatment of retinal detachment caused by macular hole in high myopia.

@article{Nishimura2011EfficacyOP,
  title={Efficacy of primary silicone oil tamponade for the treatment of retinal detachment caused by macular hole in high myopia.},
  author={A. Yamada Nishimura and Masayo Kimura and Yoshiaki Saito and Kazuhisa Sugiyama},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2011},
  volume={151 1},
  pages={
          148-55
        }
}
PURPOSE To determine the effect of pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) with internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling and primary silicone oil tamponade without any postoperative position restrictions for retinal detachment (RD) caused by macular hole in high myopia. DESIGN Retrospective, interventional case series. METHODS Twenty-four eyes of 24 patients with RD caused by macular hole in high myopia (axial length more than 27.0 mm) were treated by PPV with ILM peeling and primary silicone oil… CONTINUE READING
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