Vitrectomy is a surgical procedure to treat retina and vitreous disorders. This procedure includes the removal of vitreous from the eyes and replacing it with a saline-like solution. Vitreousis the clear, jelly-like substance that fills the inside of the eye.
This surgery is performed to improve vision by removing blood, debris or scar tissue that may be blocking clear vision.
The doctor will recommend to stop consuming blood thinners, at least 5 days before the surgery.
Generally, the patient is discharged in a day.
The doctor may recommend:
Wearing an eye patch for a short duration
Using eye drops
If a gas bubble was placed in the eye, then the patient is advised to lie down in a special position
Until gas bubble dissolves, avoid taking planes for transport
If you have any additional questions, talk to our in-house doctors. Call 1800-1022-733 (toll free).
Credihealth is a medical assistance company that gives guidance to a patient from the first consultation through the entire hospitalization process. A team of in-house Credihealth doctors helps the patient find the right doctor, book appointment, request cost estimate for procedures and manage admission & discharge processes.