Table 2

Visual and anatomical outcomes in eyes undergoing vitrectomy with or without ILM peeling for primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment

OutcomesGroup 1
(non-ILM peeling)
Group 2
(ILM peeling)
P value (statistical test)
Retinal reattachment, n (%)30 (100)30 (100)
Macular ERM, n (%)6 (20)00.002 (Fisher’s exact test)
Final CDVA, logMAR, mean±SD (median, range)0.59±0.46
(0.55, 0.18–2.3)
(0.5, 0.18–2.3)
0.43 (Mann-Whitney test)
DONFL, n (%)012 (40)0.0001 (Fisher’s exact test)
Final CMT (µm)266.0±37.5270.0±73.70.62 (Student’s t-test)
  • CDVA, corrected distance visual acuity; CMT, central macular thickness; DONFL, dissociated optic nerve fibre layer; ERM, epiretinal membrane; ILM, internal limiting membrane; logMAR, logarithm of the minimum angle of resolution.