March 2019

 

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Women in Retina

A Data-Driven Conversation for 2019

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UP FRONT

Medical Editors’ Page

A New Discussion

By Audina M. Berrocal, MD

VISUALLY SPEAKING

Torpedo Maculopathy in an Asymptomatic 12-Year-Old Male

By Jingyi Ma; Kelsey A. Roelofs, MD; Parampal S. Grewal, MD; and David Ehmann, BSc, MD, FRCSC, ABO

FELLOWS’ FOCUS

Highlights From Chicago

Recapping Retina Subspecialty Day at the 2018 AAO Annual Meeting.

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

RETINA SURGERY

Retina Pearls

Management of Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment with Macular Hole

The best strategy depends on the surgeon’s experience and the case.

By Lianna Valdes, MD; Patrick Oellers, MD; and John B. Miller, MD

MEDICAL RETINA

Real-World Outcomes of Anti-VEGF Therapy for Diabetic Macular Edema in the United States

Visual outcomes for DME treatment in the real world are meaningfully worse than in randomized clinical trials.

By Thomas A. Ciulla, MD, MBA

FEATURES

The Value of Having and Being a Great Female Mentor

Thinking of becoming a mentor? You might be further on your way than you think.

By Avni P. Finn, MD, MBA; and Caroline R. Baumal, MD

Changing Perceptions and Behavior in the Boys’ Club of Retina

Both men and women need to change in order to achieve balance in the field.

By Audina M. Berrocal, MD; and Marisa Franco-Steeves, PhD

Benefits of Having an MBA for a Woman in Practice

Earning a degree in business school helped frame my practice view.

By Christina Y. Weng, MD, MBA

If I Knew Then What I Know Now

Retina Today asked three women in retina a question: What do you know now that you wish you knew when you started as a young woman in retina?

By Nancy Holekamp, MD; Amy Schefler, MD; and Geeta Lalwani, MD

OCULAR ONCOLOGY

PDT as Primary Therapy for Choroidal Metastases From Carcinoid Tumor

These malignancies may be well-suited to treatment with this modality.

By Roshun Sangani, BS; Mehdi Mazloumi, MD, MPH; Lauren A. Dalvin, MD; and Carol L. Shields, MD

SPECIAL REPORT

Choosing Wisely: Antibiotic Use in Ophthalmic Surgery

Rethinking the use of antibiotics before and after surgery.

By Andrea Grosso, MD; Giuseppe Scarpa, MD; Mario Romano, MD; Piero Ceruti, MD; Brian Joondeph, MD; Regis P. Kowalski, MS, M(ASCP); Michael Engelbert, MD; Franco Giardini; Giovanni Di Perri, MD; Francesco Bandello, MD; Giorgio Marchini, MD; Mauro Fioretto, MD; and Sunir Garg, MD

Potential Pitfalls of Electronic Health Records: A Lawyer’s Perspective

EHRs can be a boon for medical practices, but their use is not without hazards.

By Victoria M. Wallace, JD

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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.