The suprachoroidal space: From potential space to a space with potential

Elad Moisseiev, Anat Loewenstein, Glenn C Yiu

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Abstract

Recent advances have made it possible to image the suprachoroidal space, and the understanding of its clinical applications is currently being greatly expanded. This opinion piece covers the advances in imaging techniques that enable the demonstration of the suprachoroidal space, and its implication in various retinal pathologies. It also reviews its potential uses as a route for drug delivery for the treatment of retinal diseases, and its use in innovative surgical techniques. Current research is leading the way for the suprachoroidal space to be an aspect of retinal disease diagnosis, monitoring, medical treatment, and surgical manipulation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)173-178
Number of pages6
JournalClinical Ophthalmology
Volume10
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 25 2016

Keywords

  • Drug delivery
  • Enhanced depth imaging
  • Potential space
  • Suprachoroidal space

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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