Sci Rep 2022 May 16;12(1):8076. Epub 2022 May 16.
Department of Ophthalmology, Hangil Eye Hospital, 35 Bupyeong-daero, Bupyeong-gu, Incheon, 21388, South Korea.
We investigated the combined effect of silicone tamponade and the internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling and investigated whether timing of peeling of the ILM affects the outcomes of vitrectomy with silicone oil tamponade in eyes with proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR). Here, we examined 63 eyes (58 patients) with PDR, which underwent vitrectomy with silicone oil tamponade and stepwise removal of silicone oil. ILM peeling was performed just before oil injection (group 1; 33 eyes, 30 patients) or after oil removal (group 2; 30 eyes, 28 patients). Read More