What is Vitrectomy?

Category: Surgeries


Vitrectomy is the surgical removal of the vitreous gel from the inside of the eye which may be done to treat a retinal detachment or vitreous hemorrhage (bleeding within the eye).

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Vitrectomy

Side effect Patients
Cataracts 1
Epiretinal membrane 1


Stopped having Vitrectomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Vitrectomy.