A vitrectomy (from the Latin vitreum – glassy, vitreous; -ectomy – removal) is a surgical procedure which removes some or all of the vitreous humour from the eye.

In most cases, a vitrectomy is a primary step to work in the deepest and most delicate structures of the human eye – the retina. In many cases, vitreoretinal surgery is the only way to save the patient’s vision.

The vitreoretinal centre at our clinic diagnoses and treats retinal and vitreous conditions. All examinations and operations are undertaken on an outpatient basis.

Vitreoretinal centre services and diagnostics

  • Diagnosis of retinal diseases
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Vitreous haemorrhage
  • Consequences of eye trauma
  • Epiretinal membrane
  • Macular oedema
  • Vitreomacular traction syndrome
  • Vitreous opacities (eye floaters) due to inflammation, congenital abnormalities
  • Lens dislocation into the vitreous
  • Complications following surgery on the anterior segment of the eye
  • Intraocular injections

Our specialists have provided clients with hundreds of thousands of ophthalmological services. When you choose IVIO Clinic, you’re entrusting your vision to the most advanced eye clinic in Slovakia.

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