Author | Emily Kaiser


Weekly review in ophthalmology: 25 June - 1 July

An end-of-week review of what happened in ophthalmology from 25 June to 1 July.

Hypersonic vitrectomy a novel technology for removing vitreous

Though the speed of traditional guillotine cutters has increased significantly in recent years, there are certain limitations. With the advent of hypersonic vitrectomy, Dr Sunir J. Garg explains how retinal surgeons can remove the vitreous gel with more efficiency.

Is retinal tissue preservation as important as decreased GA expansion in future therapies?

As novel therapies in the pipeline are aiming to decrease the rate of GA expansion—the endpoint Dr Karl Csaky and Dr Fredrick Ferris III identified in 2007—Dr Csaky reinforces the importance of preserving the central retinal tissue.