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What is recovery time after a "vitrectomy" for eye?
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Dr. Stephen Khachikian
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Depends
This depends on what the vitrectomy is for. For example, if it is for floaters recovery might only take a week.
If it is for a retinal membrane peel or retinal detachment repair it might take a month or more.

In brief: Depends
This depends on what the vitrectomy is for. For example, if it is for floaters recovery might only take a week.
If it is for a retinal membrane peel or retinal detachment repair it might take a month or more.
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
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Dr. Bernard Godley
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
In brief: Depends
The eye usually starts to look and feel better after a couple of weeks.
Visual recovery depends on the severity of the underlying retinal disease and what techniques were used during surgery. For example, if gas or oil where used, your recovery might be weeks or months. Hope this helps. Good luck.

In brief: Depends
The eye usually starts to look and feel better after a couple of weeks.
Visual recovery depends on the severity of the underlying retinal disease and what techniques were used during surgery. For example, if gas or oil where used, your recovery might be weeks or months. Hope this helps. Good luck.
Dr. Bernard Godley
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