Table 1

Surgical activity July–December 1987 compared with January—June 1996

19871996
Total number of vitreoretinal procedures110330
Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) procedures 90184
 Number of patients 77149
 Internal referrals3644
 Tertiary referrals41105
Procedures other than RRD 20146
 Number of patients 19140
 Internal referrals1359
 Tertiary referrals681
  • Discrepancy due to some patients having more than one operation during the 6 month period.