Table 3

Comparison of the quantified residual peripheral vitreous cortex using intraoperative optical coherence tomography after finishing vitreous shaving between group A and group B

Group AGroup BP value
Length of the peripheral PVD in the vitreo-retinal angle, mean±SD961.7±214.7 (μm)1925.4±626.1 (μm)<0.01
  • Group A: vitreous shaving was carried out under a slit lamp microscope illumination with ocular indentation.

  • Group B: vitreous shaving was performed under a wide-angle noncontact viewing system using chandelier endoillumination with ocular indentation.

  • PVD, posterior vitreous cortex detachment.;