January/February 2014

 

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EDITOR’S PAGE

Two Sides to Every Story

By Allen C. Ho, MD; and Robert L. Avery, MD

FEATURE STORY

ChannelR: A New Video Discussion Website for Retina Specialists

With Kourous A. Rezaei, MD

NEWS MEDICAL UPDATE

Medical Update

A summary of general medical news that affects your patients, your practice, and you.

BUSINESS OF RETINA

Understanding and Preparing for Audits: CERT, RAC, and ZPIC

Doctors can better prepare for different audits when they understand the differences between them.

By George A. Williams, MD

RETINA SURGERY

Surgical Pearls for Implantation of the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis

By Marco Mura, MD; and Giulio Bamonte, MD

Experience With 25-gauge Vitrectomy Systems

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

ONCOLOGY

Vitreous Hemorrhage as the Initial Sign of Renal Cell Carcinoma Metastasis

By Zachary C. Williamson, BA; Sruthi Arepalli, BA; and Carol L. Shields, MD

Facedown Positioning is Not Necessary in Idiopathic Macular Hole Repair

Change from current standard of care reduces morbidity and improves patient experience.

By Raymond Iezzi, MD, MS

Surgery for Retinal Detachment With Giant Retinal Tears: An Update on Surgical Approaches

By Roberto Alejandro Guerra Garcia, MD; Omar Díaz Arencibia, MD; and Frank Eguía Martínez, MD

RETINAL LASERS

Panretinal Navigated Laser Photocoagulation for PDR

By Ken Y. Lin, MD, PhD; and Stephanie Y. Lu, MD

Multispot Laser Photocoagulation

This laser technology is well tolerated by patients, produces fewer side effects, and is safer than conventional laser photocoagulation.

By Sebastien Guigou, MD

RETINAL IMAGING

Clinically Useful and Cost-effective Mobile Retinal Screening

By Veronica Kon Graversen, MD; and Pooja Jani, MD

Fluorescein Angiography and Optical Coherence Tomography Correlation in Various Retinal Diseases

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

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.

 

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About Retina Today

Retina Today is a publication that delivers the latest research and clinical developments from areas such as medical retina, retinal surgery, vitreous, diabetes, retinal imaging, posterior segment oncology and ocular trauma. Each issue provides insight from well-respected specialists on cutting-edge therapies and surgical techniques that are currently in use and on the horizon.