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Can dried blood be removed from the eye?

If the blood is in the vitreous cavity, the area behind the lens and in front of the retina, the blood can be removed with an operation called a vitrectomy. However if the blood is within the retina or underneath the retina, removal is quite challenging and often not possible.

Answered by: Paul Sternberg Jr., MD Dr. Paul Sternberg

Categories: Eye Surgery

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Answered: Aug 25, 2014

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