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How is a vitreous hemorrhage in the eye treated?

Vitreous hemorrhage can be treated several ways, depending on the cause, and includes injection of intraocular medicine, laser or surgery.
Vitreous hemorrhage can occur from many different causes. The treatment depends on the cause. Sometimes we can inject medicines into the eye to help decrease the vitreous hemorrhage, such as Vitrase or Avastin, but it would again depend on the cause of the hemorrhage. The last and in many cases best option for treating vitreous hemorrhage is with vitrectomy surgery in the operating room. 

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