Ask an Eye M.D. Answer Archive
Dye was injected into my vein to photograph my eyes. The photos showed a white glob in center of eyeball. What does this signify? I was told I need vitrectomy surgery.
A white glob means that something has caused the normally clear vitreous to become cloudy. The treatment is usually removal of the vitreous with an operation called a vitrectomy. There are many causes.
Answered by: George Williams, MD
Have a question that hasn't been answered yet? Ask it!
Search for Questions & Answers
Meet Our Experts
- Your questions are answered by more than two dozen members of the American Academy of Ophthalmology who volunteer their time with EyeSmart.