anterior vitrectomy

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removal of the central vitreous gel.


surgical removal of a diseased vitreous of the eye.

anterior vitrectomy
removal of vitreous present in the anterior chamber.
pars plana vitrectomy
removal of vitreous by aspiration through a needle inserted over the pars plana ciliaris.
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