July 7, 2015
For this column, Dr. Goldberg from Walnut Creek, Calif., was asked to comment on the role of endoscopy, a newer and less commonly available device, in vitreoretinal surgery.
Modern-day vitreoretinal specialists are bombarded with new equipment, instrumentation, and pharmaceuticals at a rate never seen before. It is our community’s responsibility to evaluate and educate each other on the precise role of these emerging technologies. With open and productive community discussion, we can teach each other when certain agents and technologies should be used to optimize the risk-benefit ratio.