In this Issue
Some retina cases are more successful when care is integrated among specialties.
Medical Editors’ Page
By Allen C. Ho, MD, and Robert L. Avery, MD
BUSINESS OF RETINA
Fall into exercise and nutrition routines to maximize your potential when it matters most.
By David Ehmann, MD
Coding for Retina
Coding clues for surgical procedures with some element of anterior segment involvement.
By Riva Lee Asbell
Radiofrequency diathermy can facilitate dissection of thick membranes in tractional retinal detachment in stage 5 ROP.
By Maria Ana Martinez-Castellanos, MD
Practices have changed since publication of the EVS in the 1990s.
By David R. P. Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD, and Eric K. Chin, MD
A discussion and case report of the diagnosis and management of this rare tumor.
By Maria Pefkianaki, MD, PhD; Kareem Sioufi, MD; and Carol L. Shields, MD
SPECIAL FOCUS: DRUG DELIVERY
Questions, thoughts, and opinions related to current and emerging drug delivery systems.
By Timothy W. Olsen, MD
Observations and suggestions for managing babies with ocular manifestations of this disease.
By Luis Acaba, BA; Camila V. Ventura, MD; Marcelo C. Ventura Filho, MS; Liana O. Ventura, MD, PhD; Maria H. Berrocal, MD; and Audina Berrocal, MD
COVER FOCUS: CAUSE FOR COLLABORATION
What happened when one practice adopted a program to improve its referral base.
By John D. Pitcher III, MD
The combination of candidate selection, occupational therapy, and Implantable Miniature Telescope surgery is not a one-person job.
By Sundeep K. Kasi, MD, and Carl D. Regillo, MD
When ophthalmologists communicate with primary care physicians, patients are more adherent to diabetic eye examination schedules, which in turn improves care.
By Philip Storey, MD, MPH, and Julia A. Haller, MD
Improving outcomes requires improved communication among practitioners.
By Rishi P. Singh, MD, and Ingrid U. Scott, MD, MPH
Knowing when to refer to a low vision expert may enable patients with vision impairment to lead more independent, happier lives.
By Scott Gartner, OD; Stephen G. Schwartz, MD, MBA; and Ingrid U. Scott, MD, MPH
Theodore Leng, MD, MS, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Byers Eye Institute, Stanford School of Medicine, in Palo Alto, Calif. He is Director of Clinical and Translational Research and the Director of Ophthalmic Diagnostics at Stanford.