Phacovitrectomy for primary retinal detachment repair in presbyopes.

@article{Smith2007PhacovitrectomyFP,
  title={Phacovitrectomy for primary retinal detachment repair in presbyopes.},
  author={Michael Smith and Sundara V Raman and George Pappas and Peter Simcock and Roland H L Ling and Steve G. Shaw},
  journal={Retina},
  year={2007},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={462-7}
}
PURPOSE To review the results of phacovitrectomy for primary retinal detachment repair in presbyopes. METHODS The outcome and complications of surgery were examined in a retrospective case series of 93 presbyopic patients who underwent phacoemulsification and vitrectomy for primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. RESULTS Eighty-two patients (88.2%) had reattachment with a single procedure. The final reattachment rate with further procedures was 97.8%. Two patients (2.2%) in whom final… CONTINUE READING