October 2019

 

In this Issue

The Surgery Issue

Top Surgeons Discuss New Techniques and Their Favorite Instruments

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Up Front

Medical Editors' Page

Back to the OR

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

VISUALLY SPEAKING

As the Worm Turns

By Jon Zick, OSC; Mark S. Dacey, MD; and Brian C. Joondeph, MD, MPS

PA AVENUE UPDATES

Improving Veterans’ Ocular Health

A look at how the US Department of Veterans Affairs’ Technology-Based Eye Care Services program is reshaping eye care delivery.

By April Maa, MD

CODING ADVISOR

Pop Quiz: Know Your Modifiers

A few practice questions on modifiers will sharpen your game.

By Joy Woodke, COE, OCS, OCSR

FEATURES

Management of Retinal Detachment Due to Giant Retinal Tear

A case report highlights management pearls for this potentially challenging situation.

By Sunir J. Garg, MD, FACS

Repair of a Redetachment After Traumatic Giant Retinal Tear

Membrane removal following redetachment is common, and 3D visualization may be helpful.

By María H. Berrocal, MD

Precision Engineering in a Vitrectomy Platform

Vented valves, a three-pump platform, and other features are worth noting.

By Fabio Patelli, MD

My Preferred Choice of Surgical Forceps

Extended-reach, wide-grip forceps have become one of my key surgical tools.

By James R. Singer, DO

Peace of Mind in the OR

One reliable kit has given me confidence during surgeries, no matter where I operate.

By Nathan C. Steinle, MD

Blast From the Past: The Rebirth of Dual-Bore Cannulas

Modification of a device invented by a trailblazer of retina surgery gives surgeons a new option in the OR.

By Christopher D. Riemann, MD

SPECIAL REPORT

My Switch to New Needles for Intravitreal Injection

How one small instrument change improved my patients’ lives.

By David A. Eichenbaum, MD

Prefilled Syringe Opener From a 3D Printer

A blueprint for creating a novel 3D-printed tool to facilitate uncapping of a syringe prefilled with an anti-VEGF agent.

By Ferhina S. Ali, MD, MPH; Nathan Wong; Murtaza Adam, MD; and Mitchell S. Fineman, MD
 

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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.