Table 8

Visual acuity (VA) in operated eyes in sample by years after surgery (presenting VA) and causes of poor outcome

Years after surgery, n (%)Cause of borderline and poor presenting VA, n (%)Total, n (%)
≤3 years4–6 years≥7 yearsSuffering from other oculopathySurgical complicationsRefractive errorLate complicationNot applicable, can see 0.5
Very good: can see 6/1269 (44.8)38 (36.9)29 (27.1)0 (0.00)0 (0.00)0 (0.00)0 (0.00)136 (100.0)136 (37.4)
Good: can see 6/1825 (16.2)21 (20.4)16 (15.0)16 (16.0)12 (20.0)29 (74.4)5 (17.2)0 (0.00)62 (17.0)
Borderline: can see 6/6030 (19.5)16 (15.5)12 (11.2)24 (24.0)15 (25.0)8 (20.5)11 (37.9)0 (0.00)58 (15.9)
Poor: cannot see 6/6030 (19.5)28 (27.2)50 (46.7)60 (60.0)33 (55.0)2 (5.13)13 (44.8)0 (0.00)108 (29.7)
Total154 (100.0)103 (100.0)107 (100.0)100 (100.0)60 (100.0)39 (100.0)29 (100.0)136 (100.0)364 (100.0)