In this Issue
By Allen C. Ho, MD; and Robert L. Avery, MD
By Rachel Renshaw, Editor-in-Chief
A summary of general medical news that affects your patients, your practice, and you.
BUSINESS OF RETINA
Four years have passed from the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and some key members of Congress are stepping down in 2014.
By Jeffrey J. Kimbell and Kenneth L. Hodge
By Aron Shapiro with Michael Tolentino, MD, and Edward Quinlan, MD
As fellows complete their programs, it is important to contextualize their present situation.
By Christopher J. Brady, MD; with William E. Benson, MD, FACS; Jay Federman, MD; and David H. Fischer, MD
Coding for Retina
By Riva Lee Asbell
An adolescent patient with a history of high myopia and prior retinal detachment has an acute retinal detachment with macrocysts in the fellow eye.
By Gwen Cousins, MD; Stanislav Zhuk, MD; and Roy Arogyasami, MD
By Timothy Y. Y. Lai, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth
With Thomas A. Albini, MD; Audina M. Berrocal, MD; and R. Ross Lakhanpal, MD, FACS
By Naryan S. Sabherwal, BS; Chris J. Lin, BA; and Carol L. Shields, MD
With David S. Boyer, MD
Drug shown to be safe and effective in VIVID and VISTA trials.
By Diana V. Do, MD
A review of current research involving therapeutic options in the pipeline.
With Quan Dong Nguyen, MD, MSc
New tools allow evolution of surgical techniques.
By María H. Berrocal, MD
Advanced laser technology allows less damaging, more efficient treatment delivery.
By Manish Nagpal, MS, DO, FRCS; Chaitanya Shukla, DNB; and Kartikey Kothari, MS
By Sahar Al-Husainy, MBChB, FRCS(Ed), MRCOphth; and Jonathan M. Gibson, MB, BS, MD, FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth
Combination therapy can enhance the effects of anti-VEGF agents.
By Rahul N. Khurana, MD
Dr. Wykoff is a member of Retina Consultants of Houston and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical College, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX.