November/December 2016

 

In this Issue

Going Deeper

Today's technologies take imaging and visualization to a new level.

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Medical Editors’ Page

Keep Calm and Retina On

By Allen C. Ho, MD, Chief Medical Editor and Robert L. Avery, MD, Associate Medical Editor

BUSINESS OF RETINA

Innovations in Retina

Targeting the Visual Cycle: Dry AMD and Stargardt Disease

The visual cycle could be the crucible for treating two important degenerative eye diseases.

By Aron Shapiro; David Hollander, MD, MBA; and Andrew Hertsenberg, PhD
Fellows’ Focus

Opportunities Await

By Murtaza Adam, MD
Coding for Retina

ICD-10-CM and CPT Changes in 2017

Revised and new codes abound for next year. Make sure your practice is up to speed.

By Riva Lee Asbell
Feature

Why Have a Digital Network?

Use of popular online tools can make communication, education, and networking easier.

By Randall V. Wong, MD

RETINA SURGERY

Retina Pearls

Laser Probes and Valved Cannulas Can Help Maximize Surgical Efficiency

Standardization can lead to cost savings in retinal surgery.

By R. Mark Hatfield, MD, FACS

MEDICAL RETINA

Pharmacologic Treatment of PDR and DME

Results from the DRCR.net’s Protocols S and T lend insights on the management of these conditions in clinical practice.

By Stephen G. Schwartz, MD, MBA, and Ingrid U. Scott, MD, MPH

OCULAR ONCOLOGY

Diffuse Choroidal Hemangioma Treated With Low-Dose Plaque Brachytherapy

Complete tumor regression and complete resolution of total retinal detachment were achieved in this case of a boy with Sturge-Weber syndrome.

By Lara Queirós, MD; Kareem Sioufi, MD; and Carol L. Shields, MD

SPECIAL FOCUS: THE YEAR IN REVIEW

Recapping the Past 12 Months

By the staff of Retina Today

COVER FOCUS: GOING DEEPER

OCT Angiography in Retinal and Choroidal Diseases

A case series demonstrates the value of this new imaging modality.

By Manish Nagpal, MS, DO, FRCS(Edin), and Shishir Shekhar Singh, MS

Real-Time Viewing in the OR

Intraoperative OCT can reveal vital information and anatomic changes during vitreoretinal surgical procedures.

By Mahi Muqit, PhD, FRCOphth

4K Video Technology: Taking Retina Surgery to Another Level

The latest development in ultrahigh-definition video technology could help elevate the level of surgeon education.

By Denis Jusufbegovic, MD; Agustina Palacio, MD; and Shlomit Schaal, MD, PhD

Characterizing the White Dot Syndromes

In this case report, multimodal imaging in an older patient with an atypical presentation of inflammatory chorioretinopathy provided useful information.

By Michael D. Tibbetts, MD; edited by Heeral R. Shah, MD, and Jordana G. Fein, MD

Angiography Version 2.0

OCT angiography offers a more complete picture of the retinal and choroidal vasculature than dye-based imaging.

By Marco Rispoli, MD; Luca Di Antonio, MD, PhD; Leonardo Mastropasqua, MD; and Bruno Lumbroso, MD

Endoscopy: An Overlooked Tool in the Management of Ocular Trauma

Despite a steep learning curve, this instrument can make a big difference.

By Marcus Colyer, MD

5Q With Rishi Singh, MD

Rishi Singh, MD, is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and the President of the Retina World Congress.

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Viral Anterior Uveitis

By Thomas Albini, MD, and Eric Suhler, MD, MPH
 

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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.