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Outcomes of macular hole retinal detachment in highly myopic eyes

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dc.contributor.author AlRobaian, Malek A.
dc.contributor.author Ghazi, Nicola G.
dc.contributor.author AlKharashi, Abdullah S.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-06-21T08:04:58Z
dc.date.available 2019-06-21T08:04:58Z
dc.date.copyright 2014 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1552-5783 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/10883
dc.description.abstract Purpose: To determine the outcome of surgery for retinal detachment (RD) secondary to macular hole in high myopia Methods: This is a retrospective analysis of 21 eyes with high myopia (more than 6 diptera of axial myopia) that underwent surgery for macular hole associated retinal detachment at the King Khalid Eye Specialist Hospital (KKESH) with at least 6 months follow-up.The main outcome meaures included the visual and anatomical outcomes following surgical management. Results: Twenty-one eyes of 21 patients (16 female and 5 male) with a mean age of 56.6 (range 15-78) years were reviewed. The mean follow-up was 23 (range 6-143) months. The mean degree of axial myopia was -13.5 (range -6 to -28 D). Seven of the eyes (33%) were pseudophakic and 5 (23%) were aphakic. A posterior staphyloma was present in 9 eyes (42%). All eyes underwent vitrectomy and internal limiting membrane peeling was performed in 13 eyes (62%). The mean preoperative visual acuity was 3/200 (range 20/125-LP) and improved to 20/300 (range 20/50-LP) postoperatively at last follow up. The retina was successfully attached in 20 eyes (95%) after one procedure and in all eyes at last follow-up. The macular hole was closed in 17 eyes (81%) after one procedure and at last follow-up visit. There were no major differences in the rate of retinal reattachment or hole closure between eyes that underwent ILM peeling and those that did not. Conclusions: Vitrectomy with or without ILM peeling seems to be beneficial in RD due to macular hole in high myopia. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Outcomes of macular hole retinal detachment in highly myopic eyes en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SOM en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201000154 en_US
dc.author.department N/A en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science en_US
dc.journal.volume 55 en_US
dc.journal.issue 13 en_US
dc.article.pages 1152 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation AlRobaian, M. A., Ghazi, N. G., & AlKharashi, A. S. (2014). Outcomes of Macular Hole Retinal Detachment in Highly Myopic Eyes. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 55(13), 1152-1152. en_US
dc.author.email nicola.ghazi@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://iovs.arvojournals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2266374 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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