Basics of Vitrectomy is a guide for practicing retinal surgeons. Vitreoretinal surgery is an evolving skill that entails a steep learning curve for surgeons and this book is designed to help them in that process. It explains each surgical maneuver through explicit, step-by-step explanations and intra-operative photographs. These photographs have been arranged with care, in a sequential order to make the narrative self-explanatory. In addition to theoretical inputs, the book also includes important explanations related to instrumentation and complications.
The book contains 14 chapters covering the history and basics of surgery, management of common diseases like retinal detachment, macular surgery, and diabetic retinopathy, and complex problems like ocular foreign body and retinopathy of prematurity. Each chapter includes surgical tips apart from detailed aspects of each specific case, surgical notes, complications and prognoses.
Through this book, the authors have aimed at engaging surgeons in a pictorial journey that clarifies all their basic concepts and questions and helps them in the process of knowledge building.