In this Issue
Efforts to understand, detect, and treat diabetic eye disease continue to improve.
By Allen C. Ho, MD, and Robert L. Avery, MD
By Section Editor David S. Boyer, MD
Grappling with the pros and cons of IOL complication options, and seeking a surgical solution to a genetic problem.
By Michael A. Klufas, MD
BUSINESS OF RETINA
If you play nice you may see bonus reimbursement, but if you take your ball and go home, you will likely see a reduction.
By Linda Pottinger, MBA
Forum attendees received a history lesson from Gary W. Abrams, MD.
By David Ehmann, MD
Three common coding dangers can be avoided with a basic understanding of the rules and requirements.
By Riva Lee Asbell
For some patients with BRAO, this procedure can provide significant benefit.
By David R.P. Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD; Eric K. Chin, MD; and Vinit B. Mahajan, MD, PhD
Use of this technique can improve results in the repair of large macular holes.
By Stanislao Rizzo, MD, and Daniela Bacherini, MD
Lesions that mimic choroidal melanoma may actually belong to a spectrum of peripheral neovasculopathy.
By Alexis Warren, BS; R. Joel Welch, MD; and Carol L. Shields, MD
COVER FOCUS: SHOOTING FOR THE STARS
Many studies have found statistically significant associations between genetic polymorphisms and DR, but other studies have found no associations.
By Michael Owyong, BS; Stephen G. Schwartz, MD, MBA; and Ingrid U. Scott, MD, MPH
Optimal results can be achieved with proper preoperative planning.
By Scott D. Walter, MD, MSc, and Tamer H. Mahmoud, MD, PhD
Early research shows the technology could address an unmet need.
By Peter A. Karth, MD, MBA, and Ehsan Rahimy, MD
A review of practical applications and limitations of OCTA for the assessment of patients with diabetic retinopathy.
By Kyle Green BS; Tony Succar, MScMed(OphthSc), PhD; and Amir H. Kashani, MD, PhD
Continuous-wave and subthreshold capabilities in a single laser.
By Caesar K. Luo, MD, and Melissa D. Neuwelt, MD
Caroline R. Baumal, MD, is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at New England Eye Center, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Mass.