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The retina is a thin layer of tissue that lines the back wall of the eye. It is responsible for absorbing light and converting it into a signal sent to the brain. A retinal detachment is serious eye condition which involves separation of the retina from its attachments to the underlying tissues.

Vitrectomy operation is 90% effective in curing problems of the eye. Eye vitrectomy is recommended to treat problems such as retinal detachment, macular degeneration, scarring of tissues, etc. The recovery time is estimated to be about 5 weeks. In the procedure, the infected vitreous humor gel is removed and replaced with saline water, gas bubble or silicone oil.