What is Vitrectomy?

Vitrectomy is a surgical procedure where part of or whole of vitreous humour from the middle portion of the eye is removed. This procedure is done in cases of retinal disorders mainly detachment.

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i had eye surgery I am diabetic dr said you will see better than ever he reattached my retna then the next day it filled with blood he said it would drain it didn't went back he said that there was a lot of scare tissue and it must be bleeding he said I can fix it so I let him do ssurgery again no result do you think it can be fixed
It seems from the history that you are having diabetic retinopathy and bleeding and hemorrhages in the retina as a result of diabetes.
This requires surgery in the form of vitrectomy and retinal surgery to reattach the surgery.
Hence inn this case you require evaluation by ophthalmologist...
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my mother has blood vessels that have busted in her eye and has lost sight in one eye and the other is losing vision are they any way to help this condition
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It seems like vitreous hemorrhage.

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I am Dr. Dadapeer K, an ophthalmologist and I answer health problems related to eye.

It seems from the history that your mother has lost vision in one eye as a result of bleeding in one eye.
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Hi, I had a small vitreous hemorrhage following PVD about 8 months ago (an initial streak followed by thousands of black dots in my vision) from a blood vessle tear on optical nerver. The blood cleared fairly quickly the first two weeks and my corrected vision is 20 20 but has not gotten better since then. When I adjust focus and stair at white background, I can actually see hundreds of tiny circles that I presume are ghost cells. The Dr. was primarily concerned with retinal tears which thankfully I didn't get and has said there's nothing that can be done about a small bit of residual blood in vitreous However, it is very annoying as it swirls around every time I look around. Again my eyesight has returned to 20 20 but I haven't managed to ignore it as I'm involuntarily reminded every minute or so. There are two slightly larger faint spots that are yellowish in sunny conditions. I read that in Asia (Japan, China, Korea) they treat vitreous hemorrhage with iodized lecithin (wo-liteng of jolethin) but there seems no treatment here shy of victrectomy which is not indicated. Do you have any suggestions? Does this ever get better on its own? It's been 8 months. Thank you.
In your case nothing should be done since vision is good. Tiny dots are due to blood streak. Try to live with them Interference may create more can discus with retina surgeon and take his view.
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I just had a pars plantar vitrectomy 72 hours ago. Laser and gas bubble instillation were used. I am taking combigan, zymar and prednisolone eye drops post procedure. My concern is the operative eye pupil is quite dilated. Is this normal because of the procedure and the gas bubble?
It seems from the history that you have underwent pars plana vitrectomy and you are on treatment with combigan, zymar and prednisonolone and having a dilated pupil.
It is quite normal to except a dilated pupil after 3 days of pars plana vitrectomy and it will come back to normal position,...
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