April 2018

 

In this Issue

On The Case

Clues For Identifying and Treating Retinal Vascular Disease

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UP FRONT

Medical Editor’s Page

Something For Everyone

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

BUSINESS MATTERS

Coding Advisor

Get Familiar With Payer Audits

A breakdown of the types of audits retina practices can face.

By Sue Vicchrilli, COT, OCS, OCSR

FELLOWS’ FOCUS

A Different Perspective

At the Retina Fellows’ Forum, Lawrence P. Chong, MD, opened up about his life and work.

By Ferhina S. Ali, MD, MPH

RETINA SURGERY

Retina Pearls

Surgical Techniques for Managing Infectious Endophthalmitis

A three- or five-trocar setup may be appropriate, depending on the severity of the infection.

By David R.P. Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD, and Eric K. Chin, MD
Global Perspectives

ERM With Good Vision: Should We Operate?

Epiretinal membrane peeling can improve vision; are we waiting too long?

By André V. Gomes, MD, PhD

VISUALLY SPEAKING

Acute Retinal Necrosis

By Yusuke Oshima, MD, PhD

BONUS FEATURE

First Gene Therapy FDA-Approved for an Inherited Retinal Disease

The approval has stimulated research into gene therapies for other IRDs.

By Meghan J. DeBenedictis, MS, LGC, MEd, and Aleksandra V. Rachitskaya, MD

COVER FOCUS: ON THE CASE

RVO Overview

Epidemiology, risk factors, and clinical features of this common cause of retinal vascular disease.

By Thomas Jenkins, MD; Daniel Su, MD; and Michael A. Klufas, MD

Imaging Options in Retinal Vein Occlusion

Management of this condition should take direction from clinical trial results.

By Nidhi Relhan, MD; William E. Smiddy, MD; and Delia Cabrera DeBuc, PhD

Management Trends in Retinal Vascular Occlusive Diseases

Strategies for treating RVO are more straightforward than those for RAO.

By Atsuro Uchida, MD, PhD, and Justis P. Ehlers, MD

SUBFOCUS: CREATIVE MINDS IN OPHTHALMOLOGY

Introduction

By Karen Roman, Editor-in-Chief

IN THE BACK

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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.