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What is a vitrectomy?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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In brief: Surgical to back eye

Vitrectomy is a procedure, usually done by retinal specialists.
in which the gel filling the back of the eye is carefully removed and saline inserted for replacement. It is performed as an aid to retinal re-attachment, removal of free blood, and a number of other retinal problems.

In brief: Surgical to back eye

Vitrectomy is a procedure, usually done by retinal specialists.
in which the gel filling the back of the eye is carefully removed and saline inserted for replacement. It is performed as an aid to retinal re-attachment, removal of free blood, and a number of other retinal problems.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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