Table 7

Causes of poor outcome (best corrected acuity <6/60) in 1210 eyes seen at 2 month follow up

Cause of poor outcomeNo of eyes% of eyes <6/60% of eyes with follow up
Pre-existing eye disease(16 eyes)
    Diabetic retinopathy412.90.33
    Macular hole39.70.25
    Corneal opacity13.20.08
Surgical complications(10 eyes)
    Cystoid macular oedema39.70.25
    Retinal detachment39.70.25
    Bullous keratopathy26.40.17
Postoperative or unknown(5 eyes)
    Other causes516.10.41