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Vitrectomy is a retinal surgery in which the fluid of the eye known as vitreous is removed from the eye and is compensated with a saline solution. The saline solution keeps the retina intact in the right place. An ophthalmologist recommends you a retinal surgery only if your eye is badly injured. It is also suggested to patients whose tissue of the retina is bruised, blood vessels of the retina are bruised, affected with Macular Pucker and the retina is infected. Expert ophthalmologists ask you to undergo the retinal surgery only when they find out that you are facing serious infections in the eye. Though the surgery is performed to remove the trauma of eye infections it still involves risks like glaucoma in which there is a loss in vision. In addition to this, swollen and burning eyes, infection, a retinal detachment which involves adding up of fluids in the eye’s clear covering and cataract.
Retinal surgery does not require a patient to stay overnight in the hospital. The surgeons performing Vitrectomy in Singapore will perform a retinal check-up and ultrasound imaging before the surgery. General anaesthesia is used before the surgery. The surgery will take up to 2 to 3 hours. There are two methods using which the surgery is performed namely- Posterior Pars Plana Vitrectomy and Anterior Pars Plana Vitrectomy. The first one is performed by removing the fluid whereas the second is performed in exceptional cases. After the surgery, a patient is advised not to indulge in physical activities and heavy workouts which causes sweating. In addition to this, washing of the hair must be avoided so that the water doesn't go into your eyes.
Vitrectomy cost in Singapore is $ 7,466 but the prices might change depending on medical conditions of the patients.
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