September 2018

 

In this Issue

Rare and Inherited Retinal Diseases

Do our genes hold the cure?

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UP FRONT

Medical Editors’ Page

An Era of Customized Retina Care

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

FELLOWS’ FOCUS

Highlights From Vancouver

Favorite moments and tidbits from the 2018 ASRS annual meeting.

By Durga Borkar, MD; Philip Storey, MD; and Daniel Su, MD

RETINA SURGERY

Retina Pearls

Management of Uveal Effusion Syndrome

Several surgical methods have been proposed to manage this rare condition.

By Zachary Bodnar, MD; and Prithvi Mruthyunjaya, MD, MHS
Global Perspectives

The Role of Surgery in Managing Severe Complications of Neovascular AMD

Some patients who do not respond to anti-VEGF therapy may benefit from surgical intervention.

By Emiliano Di Carlo, MD; and Albert J. Augustin, MD

OCULAR ONCOLOGY

Resistant Retinoblastoma

Indocyanine green–enhanced transpupillary thermotherapy was an effective treatment for this patient.

By Lin Liu, MD; Babak Masoomian, MD; and Carol L. Shields, MD

VISUALLY SPEAKING

Post-Traumatic Optic Nerve Avulsion With Central Retinal Artery Occlusion

By Vishal Agrawal, MD, FRCS; Maya Hada, MD; Kamlesh Khilnani, MS; and Isha Lohmror, MS

BONUS FEATURE

Gas Bubbles and Altitude

“Classical Gas” meets “Rocky Mountain High” and “Leaving on a Jet Plane.”

By Brian C. Joondeph, MD, MPS

COVER FOCUS

Testing Gene Therapy Treatment Options

Surveying the landscape of gene therapy trials for inherited retinal diseases.

By Benjamin Bakall, MD, PhD

The Mechanics of Gene Therapy for Retinal Diseases

One gene therapy for IRDs is on the market, and many more are in trials. Are acquired retinal disorders the next target?

By Szilárd Kiss, MD

New Directions on the Drug Development Pathway

The development of therapies for orphan retinal diseases and genetic disorders differs from that of traditional treatments.

By Thomas Ciulla, MD, MBA

Genetic Testing as a New Standard of Care

The treatment landscape for inherited retinal diseases is changing.

By Christine Kay, MD

SUBFOCUS: THE DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT OF UVEITIS

Getting a Good Look at Uveitis With Multimodal Imaging

Many options for use in diagnosing and treating patients with inflammatory conditions.

By Parisa Emami-Naeini, MD; and Sumit Sharma, MD

One Procedure, Two Uses

A brief examination of the role of vitrectomy in diagnosing and treating uveitis.

By Thomas Albini, MD

IN THE BACK

Meeting Minutes

 

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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.