Table 3: Clinical outcomes of each group.

Control groupAir group value

Primary reattachment rate (n, %)68/72 (94.4%)67/71 (94.4%)0.951
Final reattachment rate (n, %)72/72 (100.0%)71/71 (100.0%)1.000
BCVA (mean ± SD, logMAR)
At 1 month0.33 ± 0.340.23 ± 0.250.021
At 3 months0.20 ± 0.240.18 ± 0.190.561
IOP (mean ± SD, mmHg)
At 1 day17.2 ± 7.210.5 ± 3.1<0.001
At 7 days15.6 ± 5.915.1 ± 4.20.414

Independent student’s t-test. Chi-square test. BCVA: best-corrected visual acuity; IOP: intraocular pressure; logMAR: logarithm of the minimum angle of resolution.