What Are Vitrectomy Surgery Risks?
Like any surgery, vitrectomy has risks. They include:
Another possible risk after vitrectomy is getting a cataract in that eye. This is especially likely to happen in people over age 50 who have vitrectomy. If you already had cataract surgery with a lens implant, vitrectomy will not harm your implanted lens.
Vitrectomy surgery often improves vision or keeps it from getting worse.