Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol (2017) 255:1737–1742 DOI 10.1007/s00417-017-3716-8 RETINAL DISORDERS Retinal thickness in parafoveal subfields and visual acuity after vitrectomy for macula-off rhegmatogenous retinal detachment repair 1 1 1 1 Tatsuhiko Sato & Taku Wakabayashi & Nobuhiko Shiraki & Hirokazu Sakaguchi Received: 13 February 2017 /Revised: 30 May 2017 /Accepted: 5 June 2017 /Published online: 21 June 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract Introduction Purpose To investigate retinal thickness in the central and parafoveal subfields, including segmented analysis of the in- Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) is one of the ner and outer retinal layers, after vitrectomy for macula-off vision-threatening diseases. RRD involving the macula can rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) repair. cause incomplete visual recovery even after successful retinal Methods Twenty-four eyes of 24 patients who underwent pri- reattachment. mary vitrectomy for macula-off RRD repair were enrolled in Technological advances in spectral-domain optical coher- this study. Spectral-domain optical coherence tomography ex- ence tomography (SD-OCT) have facilitated better delineation amination and best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) measure- of the retinal microstructure. Many previous studies have fo- ments were performed at 1, 3, and 6 months after vitrectomy. cused on the association between retinal bands, e.g., the ellip- Results At 1, 3,
Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 21, 2017
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