Back of eye research may open new pathways to photoreceptor therapy

April 2009
Ocular Surgery News;4/25/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p29
Academic Journal
The article reports that improvements in imaging capabilities have led researchers to interventions that can repair, replace or preserve photoreceptor cells. According to studies, there is a link between a healthy inner/outer segment (IS/OS) junction and visual recovery following intervention for several macular pathologies. Another study found a direct correlation between disruption in the preoperative status of the IS/OS junction and vision after epiretinal membrane (ERM) removal.


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