July/August 2019

 

In this Issue

Rare and Inherited Diseases

IRDs, Uveitis, and the Future of Care

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UP FRONT

Medical Editors’ Page

Solutions To Difficult Diseases Will Be Here Soon

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

VISUALLY SPEAKING

Choroideremia With Choroidal Neovascularisation

By I-Van Ho, MBBS, PhD, FRANZCO; Gerald Liew, MBBS, PhD, FRANZCO; Rohan Merani, MBBS, FRANZCO; and Alex P. Hunyor, MBBS, FRANZCO

FELLOWS’ FOCUS

Seven Books Every Retina Specialist Should Have

Keep these texts handy and you’ll always have a resource to reference.

By Thomas L. Jenkins, MD; Ravi R. Pandit, MD, MPH; and David Xu, MD

FEATURES

Inherited Retinal Diseases for the Retina Specialist: Where to Start

What can a clinician who is not an inherited retinal disease expert do for patients with these conditions? Start here.

By Daniel L. Chao, MD, PhD

Treating IRDs: Gene-Specific and Gene-Independent Approaches

A review of the different approaches to treating IRDs.

By Alessandro Iannaccone, MD, MS, FARVO

One Year in: Perspectives on Voretigene

Looking back at the first year of the first ocular gene therapy.

By Aaron Nagiel, MD, PhD

Seeking Therapies for Stargardt Macular Dystrophy

Clinical research teams are working toward a treatment for Stargardt disease. How far have they come?

By Thomas A. Ciulla, MD, MBA

Challenges in Optic Disc Pit Maculopathy Treatment

Many techniques have been described; choose the best one for the individual patient.

By Barbara Parolini, MD, and Michele Palmieri, MD

Uveitis in 2019: The New Players in the Field and What’s Coming Next

Uveitis treatments are evolving. Steven Yeh, MD, helps you keep track of what’s changing.

With Steven Yeh, MD

MEDICAL RETINA

An Urgent Evaluation for Bilateral Elevated Retinal Lesions

Exploring the diagnosis and appropriate workup for a patient presenting with sclerochoroidal calcification.

By Wendy Liu, MD, PhD; Patrick Oellers, MD; and Dean Eliott, MD

A Choroidal Mass: Rare Presentation of a Metastatic Disease

An uncommon site for disease progression led to atypical first signs and symptoms of thyroid cancer metastasis.

By Michael Weaver, MS; Nikhil Dhall, BS; Komal Desai, MD; and Heeral R. Shah, MD

CODING FOR RETINA

Properly Coding Retina Surgeries

Identifying the diagnosis—not the procedure—is the first step when coding for retina surgeries.

By Joy Woodke, COE, OCS, OCSR
 

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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.