vitrectomy

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a surgical procedure that removes the vitreous humor and replace it with saline solution

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More than 500,000 vitrectomies are performed annually worldwide (more than 200,000 in the U.
Each year, surgeons perform an estimated 200,000 vitrectomies in the United States, and about 500,000 worldwide.
The vast majority of vitrectomies are actually performed in adults -- annually, more than 500,000 worldwide and 200,000 in the U.
Approximately 500,000 surgical vitrectomies are performed annually worldwide (200,000 in the U.