In this Issue
Therapeutic options for the management of retinal disease continue to emerge and evolve.
Medical Editors' Page
By Allen C. Ho, MD, and Robert L. Avery, MD
A summary of general medical news that affects your patients, your practice, and you.
By Section Editor David S. Boyer, MD
Tips for attending physicians entering their first ophthalmology practices from those who recently made the transition.
By Christopher M. Aderman, MD; Ferhina Ali, MD; and Katherine Talcott, MD
A trifecta of articles adds new details.
By Brian C. Joondeph, MD, MPS
Surgical technique should be chosen based on detailed evaluation.
By Keiko Kataoka, MD, PhD, and Hiroko Terasaki, MD, PhD
Basic awareness of a rare condition may help avoid unnecessary diagnostic measures and expedite proper treatment.
By Andrea Grosso, MD; Jorge I. Calzada, MD; John Randolph, MD; and Eric Sigler, MD
Key characteristics of the American Joint Committee on Cancer’s revised classification system.
By Vladislav P. Bekerman, BS; Maura Di Nicola, MD; Jerry A. Shields, MD; and Carol L. Shields, MD
The latest dimension in surgical viewing works well in many scenarios, including complex cases.
By Maxwell S. Stem, MD; Aristomenis Thanos, MD; Dean Eliott, MD; Kimberly A. Drenser, MD, PhD; Tarek S. Hassan, MD; Alan J. Ruby, MD; George A. Williams, MD; and Yoshihiro Yonekawa, MD
COVER FOCUS: LET’S TALK PHARMACOLOGY
Which approach to treatment is best for patients with CME secondary to central retinal vein occlusion?
By Manrique Cordoba, MD, and Lihteh Wu, MD
Benefits and limitations of common approaches to managing patients with diabetic macular edema.
By Christopher M. Aderman, MD, and Sunir J. Garg, MD
Agent shows novel mechanism of action, binding in the retina to stop angiogenesis.
By Peter K. Kaiser, MD
Two oral drugs for nonneovascular AMD have had disappointing results in clinical trials.
By Pravin U. Dugel, MD
IN THE BACK
Amy C. Schefler, MD, FACS, is a surgeon at Retina Consultants of Houston, Blanton Eye Institute, Houston Methodist Hospital, and a surgeon at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, University of Texas Health Sciences.