RETINAL, VITREOUS AND MACULAR DISORDERS: Edited by Brandon G. Busbee and John W. KitchensAdvancements of vitreoretinal surgical machinesLin, Xihui; Apple, Daniel; Hu, Jonathan; Tewari, AsheeshAuthor Information Kresge Eye Institute, Detroit, MI, USA Correspondence to Asheesh Tewari, MD, Kresge Eye Institute, 4717 St. Antoine St., Detroit, MI 48201, USA. Tel: +1 313 577 8900; e-mail: [email protected];[email protected] Current Opinion in Ophthalmology: May 2017 - Volume 28 - Issue 3 - p 242-245 doi: 10.1097/ICU.0000000000000369 Buy Metrics Abstract Purpose of review This article reviews current advancements in vitreoretinal surgical machines. Recent findings The most recent advancement in vitreoretinal surgical machines include 27-gauge vitrectomy probes, new cutter designs, higher cut rate, improved intraocular pressure control, new endoillumination technologies, and combined anterior/posterior segment capabilities. Summary With recent advancements in vitreoretinal surgical machines, surgical incisions have become less traumatic and fluidics control has led to a more controlled posterior segment vitrectomy. Copyright © 2017 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.