What Not To Do After A Vitrectomy

A Vitrectomy Surgery is an outpatient surgery that involves the removal and replacement of vitreous gel from the eye and attaching the retina. This procedure is done with the help of lasers for retinal breaks and injecting gas or silicon into the eye in order to hold the retina in place until it seals.

Before going into surgery, it is important to be prepared with all the proper information in order to feel as secure as possible and plan ahead. Asking the right questions before beginning the process can be how you understand the procedure better, so we have laid out some questions to get you started.

  • Do I need to prepare any food for after surgery?

  • Are there any foods, drinks, or medications that are off-limits during this process?