What is vitreo-retinal (VR) surgery?
VR surgery is highly specialized intricate surgery performed in the back segment of the eye. It is
undertaken to manage a range of disorders:
- Complications of cataract surgery e.g. a dropped nucleus/displaced intraocular lens
- Retinal detachment
- Vitreous haemorrhage
- Macular hole
- Epiretinal membranes
- Advanced diabetic eye disease
- Vitreous floaters
- Posterior uveitis
- Trauma involving the retina
This surgery is undertaken at the Face & Eye Clinic by Mr Assad Jalil, Mr Niall Patton, Ms Tsveta Isanova, and Mr Felipe Dhawahir-Scala.
Click here for for a recent press release on some of their pioneering work.