It's been a huge year for the field of ophthalmology: Numerous game-changing FDA approvals, new technologies, and unique procedures have been major points of interest in the last several months. Here is a recap of 2016 in the most popular stories decided by you—the readers of Ophthalmology Times!
16. Photoactivation holds promise for keratitis treatment
The same photoactivation process used in collagen cross-linking for keratoconus can kill bacteria without the need for the oxygen responsible for the biomechanical effects, potentially pointing toward better treatments for keratitis, according to Olivier Richoz, MD, PhD, a corneal and anterior segment fellow at Belfast Royal Victory Hospital, Belfast, United Kingdom.