A 30-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me about vitrectomy & retinal peel?
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Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 20 years experience
See below: Pars plana vitrectomy (ppv) is performed by using small instruments that pass through the white of the eye (sclera). The vitrector is used to cut up and aspirate the vitreous jelly. This allows the surgeon access to the retinal surface to do things like peel membranes with other instruments that should not be on the surface of the retina.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
What is a vitrectomy & retinal peel?
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Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Removal...: ...Of the gel of the eye (the vitreous) and peeling of membranes off the retina.
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Last updated Oct 10, 2016
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