November/December 2017

 

In this Issue

The Art of Science

Imaging and visualizing the retina requires skill, knowledge, and an eye for detail.

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UP FRONT

Medical Editors’ Page

Image All the People

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

BUSINESS OF RETINA

Fellows’ Focus

Six Months to Go

Part one of a two-part series on navigating challenges in the final months of fellowship.

By Christopher M. Aderman, MD; Ferhina S. Ali, MD, MPH; and Katherine Talcott, MD
Coding for Retina

Modifier –25 Under the Microscope

Removing some of the mystery behind the use of this often-used CPT code.

By George A. Williams, MD

BONUS FEATURE

The Latest Data on Anti-Integrin Therapy for Patients With DME

In a phase 2b study, ALG-1001 showed additional efficacy in patients who had plateaued on chronic anti-VEGF therapy.

By Peter K. Kaiser, MD

RETINA SURGERY

Retina Pearls

Pointers for Performing Pneumatic Vitreolysis

Helpful hints for the treatment of patients with symptomatic VMT.

By Nathan Steinle, MD

OCULAR ONCOLOGY

Managing Circumscribed Choroidal Hemangioma

The case of a patient with a benign vascular tumor that did not respond to PDT but that was ultimately controlled with low-dose plaque radiotherapy.

By Alex Altman, BS; Kunal Malik, BA; and Carol L. Shields, MD

BONUS FEATURE

The Top 10 Eyetube Videos of 2017

A curation of surgical videos sure to pique your interest.

By Ferhina S. Ali, MD, MPH, and Michael A. Klufas, MD

COVER FOCUS: THE ART OF SCIENCE

Improving an Imperfect View

The role of adaptive optics in monitoring retinal disease.

By Thomas R. Friberg, MD

Is OCTA Right for Your Practice?

This imaging technology has potential—but does it meet your needs and expectations?

By John W. Kitchens, MD

Getting Specific About 3-D Visualization

An understanding of the features and benefits of this new technology is necessary to its successful implementation.

By Steve Charles, MD

The Birth of a New 3-D Viewing System

A do-it-yourself ethos—and a lack of commercial availability—drove this ophthalmologist to design his own system.

By Gustavo Hüning, MD, MBA, DiSSO; with Arthur Hüning, MD; Affonso Hüning, MD; and Lair Hüning, MD, MSc, MBA

Intraoperative 4-D Microscope-Integrated OCT

Real-time image acquisition can provide new types of information to the retina surgeon.

By Hesham Gabr, MD, and Lejla Vajzovic, MD

The Lowdown on Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Ophthalmoscopy

A novel mode of diagnostic imaging provides new information about retinal diseases.

By Chantal Dysli, MD, PhD; Sebastian Wolf, MD, PhD; and Martin S. Zinkernagel, MD, PhD

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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.