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

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It may also be associated with papilloedema, vascular tor tuosity, chorioretinal folds and maculopathy.2 One advantage of 23-gauge transconjunctival vitrectomy is a shorter period of operation time.
Machemer in 1970 started pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) for limited indications1.
The time after vitrectomy was five months to two years, with an average of 10 months.
Material and Methods: We studied 33 patients (33 eyes) who underwent 23-gauge vitrectomy with mean age of 46.4 +- 12.8 years.
Patients were divided into two groups, one group consisting of patients who underwent posterior capsulorhexis and anterior vitrectomy with the IOL implanted entirely in the capsular bag (group 1) and the other consisting of those who underwent posterior capsulorhexis with IOL optic capture through the posterior capsulorhexis (group 2).
Therefore, this study retrospectively analyzed the data of patients undergoing vitrectomy for idiopathic macular hole to investigate whether air as an intraocular tamponade is equivalent to gas and what advantages exist.
On the same evening, a 23G pars plana vitrectomy was performed, and a vitreous tap was acquired at the beginning of the procedure for cultures, sensitivity, and polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
The global retinal surgery devices market segmentation is based on equipment (vitrectomy packs, vitrectomy machines, retinal laser equipment, microscopic illumination equipment, surgical instruments, retinal tamponades, sclera buckle), applications (diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, epiretinal membrane, macular hole, eye infections and eye injuries).
Performing posterior capsulotomy and anterior vitrectomy in the same surgical session as cataract extraction is effective in preventing PCO obscuring the optical axis.
INTRODUCTION: Pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) is a surgical procedure that involves removal of vitreous gel from the eye and the instruments are introduced into the eye through the pars plana.
The only available approach is "watchful waiting," meaning patients must undergo a period of observation before they become eligible for eye surgery, known as a vitrectomy. Due to the potential risks and complications, vitrectomy surgery is mostly reserved for patients who are heavily impacted by the symptoms of VMA.
They describe all of the procedures of basic vitreoretinal surgery and how they should be used, and delve into surgical anatomy, presurgery examination, vitrectomy and optical coherence tomography, anesthesia, instrumentation, various procedures, and complications.