What is vitrectomy?
Vitrectomy is a type of eye surgery to treat various ocular disorders that occur in the retina and vitreous. It involves the removal of the vitreous humor or fluid from the eye. The vitreous is then replaced with another solution. The vitreous is a gel-like fluid made of 98% water that fills the middle part of your eye. The retina is the innermost layer of cells in your eye. These cells are light-sensitive and use light to send visual information to the brain. In normal conditions, the vitreous is clear, so light can pass through the eye and reach the retina. However, certain conditions can cause debris and blood to block this light, which can