Table 2

Prevalence of outer retinal band defects and distribution according to the number of band defects at 1 and 6 months

1 month
n=212
6 months
n=253
CIZ defect, n(%)198 (93.4)160 (63.2)
EZ defect, n(%)100 (47.2)44 (17.4)
ELM defect, n(%)64 (30.2)18 (7.1)
 ELM(+); EZ(+); CIZ(+)14 (6.6)93 (36.8)
 ELM(+); EZ(+); CIZ(−)98 (46.2)116 (45.8)
 ELM(+); EZ(−); CIZ(−)36 (17.0)26 (10.3)
 ELM(−); EZ(−); CIZ(−)64 (30.2)18 (7.1)
  • (+)=intact band; (−)=band defect.

  • CIZ, cone interdigitation zone; ELM, external limiting membrane; EZ, ellipsoid zone.