Enzyme may halt progression of diabetic retinopathy

August 15, 2002

Fort Lauderdale, FL-The use of an enzyme to liquefy the vitreous can induce posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) and could potentially halt the progression of diabetic retinopathy, reported Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD, during of the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology here.