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What is vitrectomy eye surgery and when must it be performed ?

my mother (age about 68 years) suffering from epiretinal membrane in left eye and catract . please tell me that if we do not get her victrotomy surgery her membrane will continues increasing and worson the central vision or the increasing of membrane will stop after a time.At peresent her eye vision are not much version and doctor advised to wait for 3 months and then they will probably go for surgery.
Asked On : Thu, 21 Jul 2011
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response
hi,please tell that is she is diabetic or hypertensive? has she undergone any other surgery for eyes?has she taken any injection in eyes before?wat does oct report shows?
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General & Family Physician Dr. Sumanth.P's  Response

Thanks for posting your query.

You follow ophthalmologists orders.

He would have asked you to wait for the surgery since her vision is quite normal or might have made you wait till the membrane stops growing.

I suggest you to go for the proposed surgery when advised.

Hope I have answered your query.

,Wishing you good health.


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