Vitrectomy Surgery In Belgaum​

Belgaum is a city in the state of Karnataka, southern India. The city has a population of over 1.5 million people and is the administrative headquarters of the Belgaum district. Vitrectomy surgery is a common procedure performed in Belgaum, as it is a major city in Karnataka with a lot of people who suffer from eye diseases.

The vitreous is a clear jelly-like substance that fills the inside of the eye. It helps focus light on the retina and keeps the eyeball flexible. In some cases, however, the vitreous can become cloudy or full of fluid due to disease or injury. When this happens, it can cause vision problems and can even lead to blindness.

Vitrectomy surgery is a procedure used to remove the cloudy or full vitreous material from the eyes. This can help restore vision in cases where the vitreous has become damaged or affected by disease or injury. In most cases, vitrectomy surgery is done as an outpatient procedure under local anesthesia. After the surgery, patients typically stay overnight in the hospital for observation.

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Why is Vitrectomy Surgery done?

Bleeding inside your eye
Eye Infections
Detachments, tears, or injury in the retina
Macular Hole

Types of Vitrectomy

There are three types of vitrectomy: pars plana vitrectomy (PPV), transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy (TSV), and endoscopic subretinal or epiretinal approach. 

PPV is the most common type of vitrectomy, performed in approximately two-thirds of cases. 

TSV is a more advanced technique that is used in cases where PPV is not possible or desired due to strict anatomic limitations or significant retinal detachment. 

The endoscopic subretinal or epiretinal approach is used in rare cases when direct visualization of the retina through the eye’s pupil is necessary.

Vitrectomy Surgery Cost In Belgaum

The cost of vitrectomy surgery in Belgaum can vary depending on the type of surgery required. The cost of vitrectomy surgery in Belgaum varies between ₹20,000 to ₹80,000. Anterior Vitrectomy in front portion of the eye costs around 24000. Simple posterior vitrectomy involves suction / removal of the vitreous gel or blood from the back portion of the eye and costs around 40,000. However, in certain cases, Endolaser is used to burn the bleeding retinal blood vessels. This increase the cost to 50000. Similarly, if the retinal detachment is high, the surgeon might use silicone oil or gas tamponade to temporary fill in the eye and settle the retina. This further increase the cost to 60000. Below is the average cost of different type of vitrectomy procedures:

TreatmentCost (₹)
Vitrectomy Anterior in Belgaum24,000
Simple Posterior Vitrectomy (Pars plana) with MIVS (micro incision vitrectomy) in Belgaum40,000
Vitrectomy (Pars plana) + Endolaser in Belgaum45,000
Vitreoretinal Surgery + Endolaser + Silicon Oil or Gas Tamponade in Belgaum50,000
Vitrectomy + Endolaser + Silicon Oil or Gas Tamponade + Scleral Buckling in Belgaum70,000
Lensectomy (Lens replacement) + Vitrectomy in Belgaum50,000
Complex Vitrectomy (23G) in Belgaum60,000

Vitrectomy Hospitals in Belgaum

There are several vitrectomy hospitals in Belgaum, including MantraCare Belgaum, Eye Clinic Belgaum, Eye Center Belgaum, and Eye Mantra Belgaum. EyeMantra is one of Belgaum’s leading vitrectomy treatment center, with over 100,000 eyes operated by its doctors. Our hospitals in Belgaum are accessible from the following areas :

  • Tilakwadi
  • Guruwar Peth
  • Shivaji Colony
  • Maratha Colony
  • Shashtri Nagar
  • Godse Wadi
  • Nanwadi
  • Sambra Airport
  • R.C. Nagar
  • Bhagya Nagar
  • Hindwadi
  • Mandoli Road
  • Club Road
  • Bidi
  • Adarsh Nagar
  • Ganeshpur
  • Kaveri Nagar
  • Savgoan
  • Hanuman Nagar
  • Shahpur
  • Sadashivnagar
  • Gokul Nagar
  • Rani Chennamma Nagar
  • Shivabasava Nagar
  • Vadgaon
  • Kanbargi
  • Basavan Kudchi
  • Veerabhadra Nagar
  • Nipani
  • Chikodi
  • Kudchi
  • Bailhongal
  • Mahantesh Nagar
  • Azam Nagar
  • Hukkeri
  • Jamboti
  • Gandhi Nagar
  • Athani
  • Ramteerth Nagar
  • Piranwadi
  • Machhe
  • Khanapur
  • Benakanhalli
  • Sadalga
  • Sankeshwar-Belgaum road
  • Bastwad
  • Sahyadri Nagar
  • Harugeri
  • Desur
  • Udyambag
  • Saundatti
  • Khade Bazar
  • Narsingpur
  • Bauxite Road
  • Dhamane
  • Hosa Kadrolli

Top Vitrectomy Doctors in Belgaum

Dr. Shweta Jain
Dr. Shweta Jain
Cataract, Glaucoma, LASIK
Dr. Neha Wadhwa
Dr. Neha Wadhwa
LASIK
Dr. Lalit Chaudhary
Femtosecond LASIK
Dr. Poonam Gupta
Femtosecond LASIK

Happy Patients from Belgaum after Vitrectomy

Rishi Sachdeva

“I am so grateful to have had my vitrectomy surgery performed at Mantracare. The staff was amazing and the surgery went very smoothly. I feel like I have a brand new eye and can see better than ever.”

– Rishi (Belgaum)

Frequently Asked Questions

A vitrectomy is a surgical procedure in which the vitreous, or jelly-like substance that fills the inside of the eye, is removed. The vitreous is then replaced with either a salt solution or a gas bubble. In Belgaum, EyeMantra offers one of the best facilities and surgeons for vitrectomy surgery. 

Vitrectomy is generally a safe and effective surgery, but as with any type of surgery, there are potential risks involved. The most common risks associated with vitrectomy include:

  • Bleeding: There is a small risk of bleeding during or after the surgery.
  • Infection: There is also a small risk of developing an infection after the surgery. This can usually be treated with antibiotics.
  • Retinal detachment: In some cases, the retina may become detached from the back of the eye after vitrectomy surgery. 
  • Vision loss: Although vision loss is rare, it is possible to lose some vision after vitrectomy surgery. 

At MantraCare Belgaum,  Vitrectomy surgery starts from ₹20,000. The cost varies based on the procedures such as anterior vitrectomy (₹24,000), Pars Plana posterior vitrectomy (₹35000),  Endolaser  (₹50000) & lensectomy (₹50000) 

The vitrectomy surgery at Mantracare Belgaum is a safe procedure that takes around 1-2 hours. However, the length of the surgery can vary depending on the complexity of the case. You get discharged the same day.

MantraCare is one of the best hospital for vitrectomy in Belgaum. They have top vitrectomy doctors with over 20,000+ satisfied clients. We perform Micro incision vitrectomy in which the cut size is minimal and healing is faster.