Table 2

Patient data

Case No Initial VA Postop VA SRF location Additional treatments Time to absorption (months) Final VA
120/2520/25Submacularbuckle × 2, laser × 11820/25
220/10020/25Submacularlaser × 11620/20
320/5020/50InferotemporalbuckleNot absorbed
(18 months)
20/50
420/2520/50Temporal and inferior to the maculalaser × 11220/20
520/2020/200Submacularbuckle, PPVx ECCE and IOL2620/25
620/5020/50Submacularbuckle, laser × 31720/80
720/10020/100Temporalbuckle, ECCE and IOL2520/50
  • VA = visual acuity; SRF = subretinal fluid; Postop VA = visual acuity 1 week following pneumatic retinopexy; ECCE and IOL = extracapsular cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation; PPVx = pars plana vitrectomy.