Am J Ophthalmol 2021 Apr 22. Epub 2021 Apr 22.
Byers Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, United States; Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, United States. Electronic address:
Purpose: To examine associations between primary repair, patient characteristics, and rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) reoperation.
Design: Retrospective cohort study METHODS: We used administrative claims to identify enrollees with incident RRD treatment by laser barricade, pneumatic retinopexy (PR), pars plana vitrectomy (PPV), or scleral buckle (SB) between 2003 and 2016. Analysis excluded patients with less than three years of continuous enrollment, previous RRD diagnosis, or repair. Read More