Table 2

The distribution of fellow-eye best corrected visual acuity by type of causative retinal breaks in all RRD cases

Type of break in detached eyeFellow-eye best corrected Snellen visual acuity (number of cases)
Better than 6/66/66/96/126/186/246/366/60CFWorse than CF
HST (N=975)225 (23.1%)347 (35.6%)196 (20.1%)79 (8.1%)43 (4.4%)16 (1.6%)23 (2.4%)17 (1.7%)9 (0.9%)20 (2.1%)
GRT (N=15)1 (6.7%)7 (46.7%)5 (33.3%)02 (13.3%)00000
RH (N=56)20 (35.7%)14 (25%)11 (19.6%)3 (5.4%)2 (3.6%)1 (1.8%)1 (1.8%)1 (1.8%)1 (1.8%)2 (3.6%)
Dialysis (N=67)36 (53.7%)13 (19.4%)6 (8.9%)4 (6%)2 (3%)1 (1.5%)1 (1.5%)1 (1.5%)1 (1.5%)2 (3%)
Retinoschisis (N=17)4 (23.5%)7 (41.2%)3 (17.6%)1 (5.9%)001 (5.9%)001 (5.9%)
Total (N=1130)286 (25.3%)388 (34.3%)221 (19.5%)87 (7.6%)49 (4.3%)18 (1.5%)26 (2.3%)19 (1.6%)11 (0.9%)25 (2.2%)
  • GRT, giant retinal tear; HST, horse-shoe tear; PVD, posterior vitreous detachment; RH, round hole; RRD; rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.