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Vitrectomy, known as the last chance surgery, is relatively new method which helps treating retina diseases that several decades ago were leading to inevitable blindness. How does it work?

When is a vitrectomy performed?

The retina damages may cause very serious sight problems. To save the sense, the surgery have to be done immediately. The indications to the operation are mechanical retina damages, vitreous body adhesives, eye strokes. Vitrectomy is also recommended to remove the retina membranes or to close the macular hole.

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What is the treatment?

The surgery relies on removing the vitreous body from an eye with the usage of special, microsurgical knife called vitrectom and replacing it by the other substance like a gas, infusion liquid or silicone oil to preserve the regular eye shape. The surgeon decides about the type of the filling – it depends on the type of disease.
During the surgery the special microscope and bright light are needed.

Does it hurt?

The operations requires anesthesia but in the few days t after, the pain in the eye may occure but standard painkillers should deal with it.
Although at the beginning the vision won’t be sharp, it should improve in time.
It is also important to know that during three weeks after surgery you need to be very careful to prevent wund infection. It is recommended to resign from doing sports, travelling by public transport, avoid contact with water an attend the check up appointments

The range of serviceThe price for one eye Place

VITRECTOMY

25G Vitrectomy 5800 PLNMicrosurgery
25G Vitrectomy with gas injection of SF6 or C3F86000 PLNMicrosurgery
25G Vitrectomy with infusion of silicone oil and retina laser treatment6500 PLNMicrosurgery
27G Vitrectomy 7000 PLNMicrosurgery
27G Vitrectomy with gas injection of SF6 or C3F87300 PLNMicrosurgery
27G Vitrectomy with infusion of silicone oil and retina laser treatment7500 PLNMicrosurgery
Vitrectomy every as above additionally with cataract surgeryas above + 1000 PLNMicrosurgery
Removing silicone oil from the vitreous chamber2000 PLNMicrosurgery

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