RETINA Sri Lanka

What do you need to know about Vitrectomy

Why do you need PPV/Vitrectomy sugery ?

Vitrectomy/TSV is a surgical treatment for late stage of diabetic retinopathy. Your retina has been damaged significantly.This damage cannot be repaired by means of medications or Laser or injections ,end up in surgical treatment to bring back its function the reasonable level. Retinal damage occurs mainly due to poor glycemic, blood pressure and lipid control over a long period of time. Poor control is due to your negligence of your health, not attending your diabetic/medical clinic regularly or not seen by your doctor for a long period, your body not responding for the current treatment which you are on.