Scleral buckling surgery after macula-off retinal detachment: worse visual outcome after more than 6 days.

@article{Diederen2007ScleralBS,
  title={Scleral buckling surgery after macula-off retinal detachment: worse visual outcome after more than 6 days.},
  author={Roselie M Diederen and Ellen C. La Heij and Alphons G. H. Kessels and Fleur Goezinne and Albert T. A. Liem and Fred Hendrikse},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2007},
  volume={114 4},
  pages={705-9}
}
PURPOSE To determine the effect of duration of macular detachment (DMD) on visual acuity (VA) in patients with macula-off rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RD). DESIGN Retrospective observational case series. PARTICIPANTS Two hundred two consecutive patients (202 eyes) with primary uncomplicated macula-off RD, preoperative VA of 10/100 or worse, a precise history of when macular function was lost, successful reattachment surgery, and a minimal follow-up of 3 months. INTERVENTION All RDs… CONTINUE READING