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Seasonal variation in the occurrence of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) in Kashan, Iran

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First Author: D.Aghadoost IRAN

Co Author(s):    H. Aghadoost   N. Aghadoost           

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To evaluate the seasonal variation in occurrence of Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment (RRD) , This study or carried out.


Matini Hospital Amirkabir Ave.


In this retrospective study, medical records of 330 eyes of 330 patients who underwent surgical repair of RRD reviewed. Patients has been operated from April 2000-March 2011 in department of ophthalmology of Kashan university of medical sciences. Age , sex, month(and season) of occurrence and concomitant risk factors recorded and results analyzed with SPSS software.


Mean age of patient was 63 12 years ( range 12 – 84 years )and male to female ratio was 1.67 . The highest occurrence of RRD was in June (0.3%) , and lowest in September (5.34%) . Seasonal occurrence of RRD in order of frequency was in summer 29.4% , Spring 23.63% , winter 23.63% and fall 20.3% . RRD occurred mostly in 51 – 60 years age group.


This study showed thatRRD occurs more in male than female , and there is no statistically significant difference in occurrence between months or seasons of a year.

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