United Kingdom National Ophthalmology Database Study of Vitreoretinal Surgery: Report 2, Macular Hole

Purpose: To study macular hole (MH) surgery in terms of baseline demographics, intraoperative complications, post-vitrectomy cataract, reoperation, and visual outcome. Design: National Ophthalmology Database study. Participants: A total of 1078 eyes from 1045 patients undergoing primary MH surgery. Methods: Participating centers prospectively collected clinical data using a single electronic medical record (EMR) system, with automatic extraction of anonymized data to a national database, over 8 years. The following data were extracted for eyes undergoing MH surgery: demographics, procedure elements, intraoperative complications, visual acuity (VA), and further surgery. Main Outcome Measures: (Read more...)

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