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My brother is going through a vitrectomy, if something goes wrong, will he lose his vision?

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Dr. Jose J Monsivais
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: Yes

That is the reason why we have retina and vitreous surgeons.

In brief: Yes

That is the reason why we have retina and vitreous surgeons.
Dr. Jose J Monsivais
Dr. Jose J Monsivais
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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery

In brief: Possibly

All eye surgeries have risks.
Vitrectomy risks include bleeding, infection, cataract/lens changes, retinal detachment, loss if vision. Luckily these risks are uncommon and probably the benefits of vitrectomy outweigh these risks.

In brief: Possibly

All eye surgeries have risks.
Vitrectomy risks include bleeding, infection, cataract/lens changes, retinal detachment, loss if vision. Luckily these risks are uncommon and probably the benefits of vitrectomy outweigh these risks.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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