March 2020

 

In this Issue

Retina Women

An update from leaders in the field

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UP FRONT

Medical Editors’ Page

The Paths to Success

By Judy E. Kim, MD

FEATURES

Profiles in Retina: Drs. Carol and Jerry Shields

A landmark interview with one of the power couples of retina.

Hear It From the Attendings: Mentorship in Retina

An honest, casual conversation about mentorship from those who lead.

With Audina M. Berrocal, MD; Zelia M. Correa, MD, PhD; and Adrienne W. Scott, MD

Closing the Gender Gap in Retina

The landscape is changing, but more is yet to come.

By Avni Finn MD, MBA; and Caroline Baumal, MD With Contributions From María H. Berrocal, MD; Sharon Fekrat, MD; Nancy M. Holekamp, MD; Shlomit Schaal, MD, PhD; and Carol L. Shields, MD

Departmental Leadership

Retina Today Guest Editor Judy Kim, MD, sat down with two women who lead academic departments to discuss the view from the top.

By Judy E. Kim, MD With Julia A. Haller, MD; and Joan W. Miller, MD

The Pathway to the Podium

Get involved in as many activities as you can.

By Tala Al-Khaled, BA; and Ann-Marie Lobo-Chan, MD

VISUALLY SPEAKING

Hypotony Maculopathy After Phacoemulsification

A late complication after cataract surgery was resolved with treatment.

By Wee-Min Teh, MD, MMED; and Wei-Chi Wu, MD, PhD

MEDICAL RETINA

A Primer on Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium Maculopathy

Evidence of a new maculopathy is emerging in the clinic.

By Meera S. Ramakrishnan, MD; Amar Patel, MD; Ronald Melles, MD; and Robin A. Vora, MD

Distinguishing VKH From CSCR

A patient’s undisclosed medication makes for a difficult differential diagnosis in this case report.

By Sneha Padidam, MD; Brian K. Do, MD; Jordana G. Fein, MD; and Heeral Shah, MD

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES

Up Against Global Poverty

A closer look at the challenges of achieving health equity around the world.

By Zaiba Malik, MD

FELLOWS’ FOCUS

Fellows’ Focus Journal Club

Summaries of two recent journal pieces.

By Section Editor Thomas L. Jenkins, MD and Section Editor Ravi R. Pandit, MD, MPH

SURGICAL PEARLS

Pearls for the Yamane Technique

A rundown of the steps involved in performing this sutureless technique for IOL fixation in the absence of capsular support, and pearls for mastering it.

By Brandon D. Ayres, MD; Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD; Steven G. Safran, MD; and Manjool Shah, MD

SPECIAL REPORT

Literature Review: Predictors of Neovascular Glaucoma in Central Retinal Vein Occlusion

Investigators explored ways to identify patients at increased risk of developing glaucoma or experiencing disease progression.

By Cissy Yang, MD; and Noga Harizman, 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.