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A 41-year-old member asked:

How long does it take to recover from a vitrectomy?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Depends: Recovery can be defined as the time to be free of symptoms, or the time when the vision is improved or restored. The time frame can be several weeks to several months. It also depends upon any underlying disease such as diabetes which can prolong recovery.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

How long does a vitrectomy procedure take?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Depends: On extent of vitreous/retinal disease: can range from 20minutes -1+hrs.
Last updated Jul 12, 2018


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