Vitrectomy for Vitreous syneresis

  • Country:

    USA (United States of America)

  • Age:

    33

  • Gender:

    Male

  • Do you suffer from pre-existing illnesses in the eye:

    No

  • Did you perform any surgery for the eyes:

    No

  • Do you use any eye drops:

    No

  • Do you wear lenses or glasses:

    No

  • Do you suffer from any diseases in the body:

    No

 

Question

 

 

 

Hi,

My name is Carl and my story goes like this....

I am 33 and I developed floaters in both eyes 3 years ago..
About a year ago I was seeing something that looked like heat waves.
I went to a ophthalmologist and he said I had Vitreous syneresis ..
Every time i move my head it hits of my retina and I see a flash, even with my eyes closed..
I was thinking about getting a vitrectomy... My quality of Life went down as I have 3 kids..
I was wondering if anyone knew the long effects of this procedure...
Is there a high success rate?

Thank you

 

Answer

 

 

 

Thanks for your Question

Vitrectomy is a safe procedure but not 100%. Every surgery has its own complications and the rate of complications after vitrecomy for vitreous syneresis is minimum.

 

Web Eye Clinic
 



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