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Vitrectomy

Vitrectomy

Vitrectomy: A vitrectomy is the removal of the gel-like substance from the inside of the eye (the vitreous cavity or body) to treat bleeding in the vitreous cavity or a detached retina. An expandable gas or other gel-like substance is injected to push the retina back against the eye wall. Scar tissue around the torn retina can be created with cold (cryotherapy) or heat (laser photocoagulation).

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Vitrectomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Vitrectomy:

Other Surgical Options: Vitrectomy

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Vitrectomy may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Vitrectomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Vitrectomy may include:

  • Regional or general anesthesia

Procedure Complications: Vitrectomy

Possible surgical complications of Vitrectomy may include:

Descriptions of Vitrectomy

Vitrectomy : surgical extraction of the contents of the vitreous chamber of the eye.
Source: CRISP

Vitrectomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Vitrectomy) include:

  • Retinal surgery

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