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Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume 2017, Article ID 2565249, 7 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/2565249
Clinical Study

Anatomical and Functional Results Following 23-Gauge Primary Pars Plana Vitrectomy for Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment: Superior versus Inferior Breaks

12nd Department of Ophthalmology, University of Athens Medical School, Attikon University General Hospital, Athens, Greece
2Ophthalmica Clinic, Thessaloniki, Greece
3Ophthalmology Department, 401 Military Hospital, Athens, Greece

Correspondence should be addressed to Panagiotis Theodossiadis; rg.latipsohnokitta@ikigolomlahtfob

Received 15 November 2016; Revised 24 January 2017; Accepted 1 February 2017; Published 4 June 2017

Academic Editor: Tamer A. Macky

Copyright © 2017 Panagiotis Stavrakas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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