Table 2

Comparison of preoperative characteristics between myopic and control group

CharacteristicsMyopic groupControl groupp Value
*Fisher’s exact test.
†Two tailed t test.
Number of eyes1010
Males6 (60%)7 (70%)1.0*
Age (years)48.3 (12.0)58.0 (11.0)0.076†
Mean refractive error (dioptres)−11.8 (5.1)+0.3 (1.4)<0.001†
Mean axial length (mm)27.7 (1.8)23.0 (1.0)<0.001†
Mean preoperative logMAR VA0.86 (0.29)0.89 (0.29)0.81†
Stage of macular hole
    Stage 2121.0*
    Stage 3520.35*
    Stage 4460.66*
Mean duration of symptoms (months)8.1 (7.4)13.0 (7.7)0.16†
Mean follow up duration (months)12.1 (5.6)13.3 (5.4)0.63†