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Posterior Vitreous Detachment

What is the Vitreous? The vitreous is a clear jelly-like substance within the eye which takes up the space behind the lens and in front of the retina, the light sensitive layer at the back of the eye. What is Posterior Vitreous Detachment? Posterior Vitreous Detachment or PVD for short is a common condition which […]

Retinal Detachment

This leaflet aims to give you some general information about the treatment and aftercare of this condition.   The Retina The retina is the light sensitive layer at the back of the eye (film) which transmits the messages of the light rays along the optic nerve to the brain. Light rays enter the eye through […]

Vitrectomy

A vitrectomy is an operation to remove the vitreous humor, a clear, transparent jelly from inside the eye.  The vitreous humor is situated behind the iris, the coloured part of the eye and in front of the retina, at the back of the eye). It has no real function other than providing packaging inside the […]