Journal of Ophthalmology / 2017 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

A Possible Regression Equation for Predicting Visual Outcomes after Surgical Repair of Open Globe Injuries

Table 5

The comparisons of the initial visual acuities among cases with and without the significant independent variables after the backward stepwise elimination.

Variable Number of casesInitial VA in logMAR value

Performance of pars plana vitrectomy
 +322.50 ± 0.600.771
 −992.46 ± 0.61
Aphakia after initial trauma
 +262.76 ± 0.07<0.001
 −1052.40 ± 0.66
Loss of iris tissue
 +612.63 ± 0.450.004
 −702.33 ± 0.69
Penetrating injury
 +422.29 ± 0.780.044
 −892.56 ± 0.49
Cutting any prolapsed vitreous in the primary surgery
 +172.52 ± 0.410.730
 −1142.46 ± 0.63

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