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[highly accessed] Objective assessment of YAG laser vitreolysis in patients with symptomatic vitreous floaters

The present study evaluated the efficacy and safety of YAG laser vitreolysis in a series of patients with symptomatic vitreous floaters, using the color fundus imaging objective assessment and the subjective information from National Eye Institute Visual Functioning Questionnaire 25


  1. Authors: Paulo Roberto Arruda Zantut, Mariana Matera Veras, Sarah Gomes Menezes Benevenutto, Angélica Mendonça Vaz Safatle, Ricardo Augusto Pecora, Victor Yuji Yariwake, Janaina Iannicelli Torres, Gustavo Sakuno, Marco Antonio Garcia Martins, Aline Adriana Bolzan, Walter Yukihiko Takahashi, Paulo Hilario Nascimento Saldiva and Francisco Max Damico

    Content type: Original article


Jay S Duker, Tufts University School of Medicine, USA
Eduardo B Rodrigues, Saint Louis University, USA

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Wide-field Imaging in Retina and Vitreous Diseases

This supplement brings together up-to-date, open access reviews on the application of wide-field imaging in a number of retinal pathologies, such as diabetic retinopathy, hereditary retinal degeneration and retinal vein occlusions.


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International Journal of Retina and Vitreous focuses on the ophthalmic subspecialty of vitreoretinal disorders. The journal presents original articles on new approaches to diagnosis, outcomes of clinical trials, innovations in pharmacological therapy and surgical techniques, as well as basic science advances that impact clinical practice. Topical areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Imaging of the retina, choroid and vitreous
  • Innovations in optical coherence tomography (OCT)
  • Small-gauge vitrectomy, retinal detachment, chromovitrectomy
  • Electroretinography (ERG), microperimetry, other functional tests
  • Intraocular tumors
  • Retinal pharmacotherapy & drug delivery
  • Diabetic retinopathy & other vascular diseases
  • Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) & other macular entities

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