January/February 2018


In this Issue

Technique Meets Technology

Vitreoretinal surgery: the union of skill and innovation

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Medical Editors' Page

Focus on the Positive

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


Fellows’ Focus

Entering the Real World

Part two of a two-part series on the final months of retina fellowship.

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

Coding Advisor

Reporting MIPS in 2018: What Retina Specialists Must Know to Maximize Bonus Potential and Avoid Penalties

What retina specialists must know to maximize bonus potential and avoid penalties.

By Sue Vicchrilli, COT, OCS


Retina Pearls

Managing the Macular Hole With Concurrent Retinal Detachment

Complex macular hole surgery can be handled more readily with the help of a few surgical tips.

By Elizabeth A. Atchison, MD, and Kourous A. Rezaei, MD
Global Perspectives

Into the Suprachoroidal Space

In the treatment of patients with DME, this location may offer an alternative for sustained-release corticosteroid implants.

By Ehab N. El Rayes, MD, PhD


Can’t Hear, Can’t Think, Can’t See. What Can This Be?

A patient’s signs and symptoms point to a particular diagnosis, but her financial status delayed her seeking care.

By Lacie R. Hale, OD; Michael D. Weaver, MS; Ramesh R. Shah, MD, FICS; and Heeral R. Shah, MD; edited by Jordana G. Fein, MD


Optic Disc Melanocytoma: Imaging With OCTA

A case demonstrates how imaging can be used to verify a suspected diagnosis and monitor related vascular features.

By Sean P. Considine, BA; J. Antonio Lucio-Alvarez, MD; and Carol L. Shields, MD


BRAO Caused by IOFB

By Manish Nagpal, MS, DO, FRCS(EDIN), and Rakesh Juneja, MS


Uveitis in Ebola Virus Disease

Lessons learned in the 2014-2016 West African outbreak.

By Steven Yeh, MD, and Jessica Shantha, MD

Fifteen Years of Minimally Invasive Vitreoretinal Surgery

Advances have led to reliable 27-gauge instrumentation. Is there any need to go smaller?

By Rohit Ross Lakhanpal, MD, and Janet Elise Bonin, BS

COVER FOCUS: Technique Meets Technology

The Top 5 Innovations Improving Efficiency in Today’s Retina Practice

The authors’ choices of the latest innovations that help keep clinics and ORs running smoothly.

By Peter H. Tang, MD, PhD, and Theodore Leng, MD, MS

21st-Century Advances in Surgical Retina

Earlier tools and techniques used in vitreoretinal surgery were revolutionary in their time, but today’s options have set the bar higher.

By Ehsan Rahimy, MD; Matt Cunningham, MD; Ben Thomas, MD; and S.K. Steven Houston III, MD

Repairing TRDs Secondary to Diabetic Retinopathy

The lift-and-shave technique may be a game-changer in tractional detachments.

By Maria Berrocal, MD

Prophylactic ILM Peeling: When, Why, How?

The authors provide insights into peeling the ILM to prevent ERM in retinal detachment.

By Matteo Forlini, MD; Purva Date, DNB, FVRS; Luisa Micelli Ferrari, MD; Massimo Lorusso, MD; Gabriella Lecce, MD; Tommaso Verdina, MD; Giovanni Neri, MD; Caterina Benatti, MD; Paolo Rossini, MD; Adriana Bratu, MD; Domenico D’Eliseo, MD; Tommaso Micelli Ferrari, MD; and Gian Maria Cavallini, MD



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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.