These are what I consider key papers in the development of ophthalmology.

These papers have changed the understanding and management of eye conditions.

Key papers abstract links

Pegaptanib for neovascular age related macular degeneration

Results of the Endophthalmitis Vitrectomy Study

Diabetic Control and Complications Trial

Optic neuritis treatment trial

Finding the retinal hole

Early manifest glaucoma trial

Diabetic Retinopathy Study