In this Issue
By Allen C. Ho, MD; and Robert L. Avery, MD
With Kourous A. Rezaei, MD
NEWS MEDICAL UPDATE
A summary of general medical news that affects your patients, your practice, and you.
BUSINESS OF RETINA
Doctors can better prepare for different audits when they understand the differences between them.
By George A. Williams, MD
By Aron Shapiro
By John D. Pitcher III, MD
By Marco Mura, MD; and Giulio Bamonte, MD
Advances in small-gauge vitrectomy have improved efficiency and patient outcomes.
By Pedro Romero-Aroca, MD, PhD; Marc Baget-Bernaldiz, MD; and Javier Reyes-Torres, MD
By Zachary C. Williamson, BA; Sruthi Arepalli, BA; and Carol L. Shields, MD
Controversies in Vitreoretinal Surgery: Is Scleral Buckling an Important Mainstay in the Treatment of Retinal Detachment in 2014?
By Gaurav K. Shah, MD; Baseer Ahmad, MD; and Szilárd Kiss, MD
By Tarek S. Hassan, MD and Julia A. Haller, MD
Change from current standard of care reduces morbidity and improves patient experience.
By Raymond Iezzi, MD, MS
By Roberto Alejandro Guerra Garcia, MD; Omar Díaz Arencibia, MD; and Frank Eguía Martínez, MD
By Ken Y. Lin, MD, PhD; and Stephanie Y. Lu, MD
This laser technology is well tolerated by patients, produces fewer side effects, and is safer than conventional laser photocoagulation.
By Sebastien Guigou, MD
By Veronica Kon Graversen, MD; and Pooja Jani, MD
It is important to know the strengths and weaknesses of imaging modalities and their unique uses for diagnosing different retinal diseases.
By Jay Chhablani, MD; and Aditya Sudhalkar, MD
5Q WITH EMILY Y. CHEW, MD
Dr. Chew is the Deputy Director of the Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications and the Deputy Clinical Director for the National Eye Institute at the National Institutes of Health.