Retinal Detachment Surgery at Nepal Eye Hospital
Introduction:Retinal diseases are one of the important causes of blindness in Nepal. This study is
done with objectives of fi nding the outcome of retinal detachment surgery.
Methods:A retrospective analysis of 110 patients who underwent retinal detachment surgery over
fi ve year period was conducted in Nepal.
Results:Retinal re-attachment was achieved in 94.4 % and postoperative visual acuity of 6/36 to 6/6
was achieved in 52.7% (As possible risk factors, myopia was present in 34.5% ophkia in 29%, trauma
in 9%, and lattice) degeneration was 5.4%.
Conclusions:The study has shown a promising result for the retinal detachment surgery.
Key Words: retinal break, retinal detachment, scleral buckling, vitrectomy
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