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Table 3 Retinal detachment after RLE in highly myopic eyes

From: Refractive lens exchange in modern practice: when and when not to do it?

Author,year Retinal detachment rate (%) Type of study,No. of eyes Type of surgery Follow-up
Fernandez-Vega et al. (2003) [13] 2.1 Retrospective, 190 RLE, high myopia 4.78 years
Pucci et al. (2001) [27] 4.0 Retrospective, 25 RLE, high myopia 49.2 months
Neuhann et al. (2007) [32] 1.5-2.2 Retrospective, 2000 RLE, high myopia >2 years
Lyle and Jin, (1994) [35] 0 Retrospective, 31 RLE, high myopia 20 months
Barraquer et al. (1994) [36] 7.3 Retrospective, 165 RLE, high myopia 31 months
Gris et al. (1996) [37] 2.17 Retrospective, 46 RLE, high myopia 6-15 months
Lee et al. (1996) [38] 0 Retrospective, 31 RLE, high myopia 13 months
Jimenez – Alfaro et al. (1998) [39] 0 Retrospective, 26 RLE, high myopia 12-26 months
Colin et al. (1999) [40] 8.1 Retrospective, 49 RLE, high myopia 7 years
Alio et al. (2007) [41] 2.7 Retrospective, 439 RLE, high myopia 8 years
  1. RLE: refractive lens extraction.