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Table 3 Change of distance best-corrected visual acuity from baseline (before surgery) to the 6-month visit in idiopathic epiretinal membranes and full-thickness macular holes grouped by the occurrence of postsurgical macular edema

From: Increased risk of postsurgical macular edema in high stage idiopathic epiretinal membranes

  Baseline 6 months P
iERM No PSME 0.35 ± 0.17 (~ 20/50) 0.13 ± 0.10
(~ 20/25)
0.0051
PSME 0.58 ± 0.06
(~ 20/80)
0.67 ± 0.09
(~ 20/100)
0.2070
FMTH No PSME 0.81 ± 0.24
(~ 20/125)
0.38 ± 0.30
(~ 20/40)
0.0006
PSME 0.75 ± 0.35
(~ 20/125)
0.95 ± 0.32
(~ 20/160)
0.0625
  1. The reported values are mean ± standard deviation units of the minimum angle of resolution (logMAR)
  2. iERM idiopathic epiretinal membrane; PSME postsurgical macular edema; FMTH full-thickness macular hole