Vitrectomy for diabetic rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.

  title={Vitrectomy for diabetic rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.},
  author={Thomas A. Rice and R G Michels and E F Rice},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={95 1},
The surgical results for 107 eyes that underwent vitrectomy for diabetic rhegmatogenous retinal detachment showed that the rhegmatogenous component of the detachment was successfully treated in 79 eyes (74%), although in 11 of the 79 eyes (14%) traction detachment of the macula persisted. At the final examinations, 57 eyes (53%) had improved visual acuities, 44 (41%) had worse visual acuities, and six (6%) were unchanged. Eleven eyes (10%) had final visual acuities of 20/40 or better, 48 eyes… CONTINUE READING

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