November/December 2014

 
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Data Release in the Public Interest

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

BUSINESS OF RETINA

Retina in 2015: What to Expect in Government Policy

By Nikolas J.S. London, MD; Trexler M. Topping, MD; and John W. Kitchens, MD

The Clinical Data Management Process

Efficient collecting, transferring, and managing of data during a clinical trial is important and helps advance the drug development process.

By Aron Shapiro and Dale Usner, PhD

Managing Complications of Retinoschisis

Most patients with retinoschisis will remain asymptomatic without treatment. It is important to know when and how to intervene.

By David C. Reed, MD; Omesh P. Gupta, MD, MBA; and Sunir J. Garg, MD

RETINA SURGERY

Case Report: Intraocular Foreign Body Injury Required Concurrent Vitrectomy for Primary Repair

By Gurkan Erdogan, MD, and Umut Onur, MD, FEBO

Rethinking the Regimen for Retinal Disease Management

Micropulse laser may extend anti-VEGF treatment intervals in several retinal diseases.

By Ahad Mahootchi, MD

MEDICAL RETINA

Exploring the DME Treatment Decision Tree

Where do the various treatment options fit in managing patients with diabetic macular edema?

An Interview with David Eichenbaum, MD

COVER STORIES

Application of Molecular Genomics in Radiation-Sparing Therapy

Pars plana vitrectomy, membrane peel, endolaser ablation, and transvitreal biopsy in the primary management of uveal malignant melanoma.

By Victor M. Villegas, MD; S.K. Steven Houston III, MD; Aaron Gold, OD; Andrea Wildner, CRA; Fiona Ehlies, CDOS; Jennifer Thomson, CRA; Azeema Latiff, BSN, MBA; and Timothy G. Murray, MD, MBA

Anti-VEGF Therapy Shows Benefit in the Treatment of Radiation Maculopathy

Evidence is mounting for the efficacy of this approach.

By S.K. Steven Houston III, MD; Victor M. Villegas, MD; Aaron Gold, OD; and Timothy G. Murray, MD, MBA

Standardized Echography in the Diagnosis of Orbital Tumors

The ultrasound-based technique has not been supplanted by newer imaging technologies.

By Mario Danilo de la Torre Estremadoyro, MD

The Eye of the Smoker

Smoking has ill effects on far more than just the lungs.

By Carol L. Shields, MD

Early Detection of Uveal Melanoma

Monitoring nevi in annual examinations can help find and treat tumors sooner.

By Komal B. Desai, BA, MD

DEPARTMENTS

5Q With Andrew Lam, MD

Andrew Lam, MD, is a partner with New England Retina Consultants in Springfield, Massachusetts, and an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Tufts University School of Medicine.

 

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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.