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Ocular vitrectomy

It is a surgical intervention employed to extract the vitreous humor, the gel-like substance located within the eye. This procedure entails creating a small incision in the outer aspect of the eyeball to facilitate the replacement of the vitreous humor with a balanced saline solution. The vitreous humor, consisting of a gel-like substance, occupies the posterior segment of the eye and plays a crucial role in maintaining the structural integrity and functionality of the ocular structures, including the retina.
Next day
Work incapacity:
15 days


Improves vision. 

Restores affected areas of the eye.

Removes degenerated vitreous fluid.

Addresses various diseases of the retina and macula, the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye.


  • Before the surgery, the eye is numbed using local anesthesia through the application of eye drops. In certain cases, general anesthesia may be administered to ensure the patient's comfort and minimize any potential discomfort.
  • The surgeon makes micro-incisions in the sclera (the white part of the eye).
  • Then, the surgeon observes the inside of the eye using a microscope to perform the specific procedure according to the case.
  • In some cases, the degenerated vitreous humor may be extracted, scar tissue on the retina may be removed, cataracts may be extracted, or foreign objects in the eye may be removed.
  • Depending on the case and patient's considerations, the vitreous humor can be replaced with gas, silicone oil, or air. 
  • After the procedure, the necessary postoperative care instructions will be provided for complete rehabilitation.


1 day
8 days
Sea, Pool,
and Sauna:
8 days
1 day
Contact sports:
10 days
Use sunglasses:
8 days
Use drops recommended
by the specialist
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